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  1. Former Leader of Mexico's 1968 Student Protests Dies, Age 73Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Hispanically Speaking

    Mexican activist Raul Alvarez Garin, one of the leaders of the country's 1968 student uprising, has died of cancer, the '68 Pro-Democratic Liberties Committee said Saturday. He was 73. The committee, created by Alvarez Garin and other leaders of that movement, recalled that the activist always remained firm in demanding that those responsible for the Oct. 2, 1968, massacre of student protesters be brought to justice.

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  2. Legal Pot Going to Happen, Former Mexican President SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | Hispanic Business

    Mexico City, Sep 23 .- The process of legalizing marijuana has made gradual progress in many nations, particularly in the United States, former Mexican President Vicente Fox said. "The war on drugs has never worked anywhere in the world - it's a lost cause," Fox said during a gathering with foreign correspondents in Mexico City on Monday.

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  3. Mexican state likely to change marijuana lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | Stuff.co.nz

    A Mexican state could approve medicinal use of marijuana by the end of this year, paving the way for further steps toward legalising the drug, former Mexican President Vicente Fox said on Monday. Political pressure inside Mexico to liberalise its stance on marijuana has been rising since the U.S. states of Washington and Colorado legalised possession and sale of the drug for recreational use in 2012.

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  4. Mexico: Protest Campaign For Imprisoned Vigilante LeaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2013 | High Times

    Supporters of Jose Manuel Mireles Valverde , the imprisoned leader of the "community police" self-defense forces in Mexico's violence-torn Michoacan state, are holding a protest mobilization to demand his release. The biggest rally so far was held Aug. 31 in Hermosillo, Sonora, where he is being held in a maximum-security prison.

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  5. Mexican Senator Claims Planned Mexico City Airport Threatens Environmental LifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 7 | Hispanically Speaking

    The new airport to be built in a Mexico City lake system threatens 120 species in the area with extinction, Sen. Alejandro Encinas said. "The Lake Texcoco area is a flood zone, making it less than ideal for an airport," Encinas, a member of the leftist Party of the Democratic Revolution, or PRD, said in a statement.

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  6. Proactive Mexican Twitter Users Are Saying #NotoCensorship of the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 2 | Global Voices Online

    Mexicans are rallying on Twitter in support of a film called "The Perfect Dictatorship" from director Luis Estrada under the hashtag #NoALaCensura for fear that the release of the biting satire of Mexico's politics could encounter resistance from authorities.

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  7. Minimum-wage debate roils Mexico, where rock-bottom pay rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2014 | Christian Science Monitor

    Mexico has the 14th largest economy in the world, a humming manufacturing sector, a newly opened energy sector that's drawing worldwide interest, and, at $144 a month, likely the lowest minimum wage in Latin America.

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  8. Minimum-wage debate roils MexicoRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2014 | The Fresno Bee

    The wages that Mexican employers pay those on the lowest rung of the country's $1.3 trillion economy have fueled a national debate this month, drawing demands by parties both to the left and right of the ruling Institutional Revolutionary Party to impose an increase.

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  9. Mexico's Senate approves rules for opening energy industryRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2014 | Dallas Morning News

    Mexico's plan to radically expand its energy sector passed its final legislative hurdle Wednesday, leaving behind 76 years of state monopoly for an uncertain future driven by competition.

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  10. Mexican Senate approves plan to radically expand energy sectorRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2014 | Dallas Morning News

    Mexico's plan to radically expand its energy sector passed its final legislative hurdle Wednesday, leaving behind 76 years of state monopoly for an uncertain future driven by competition.

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  11. Laws that Kill Protesters in MexicoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2014 | Inter Press Service

    Students from the high school attended by JosA Luis Alberto Tehuatlie, during the boy's Jul. 22 funeral in the town of San Bernardino Chalchihuapan, in the Mexican state of Puebla.

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  12. In private meetings, Jerry Brown encounters a ‘more critical’ MexicoRead the original story

    Jul 31, 2014 | Free Republic

    Gov. Jerry Brown was about to leave Mexico's capital after four days of talks pressing on the environment, and he wasn't sure, broadly speaking, how his diplomacy might add up.

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  13. In private meetings, Jerry Brown encounters a 'more critical' MexicoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2014 | The Fresno Bee

    Meetings held out of public view – dinner with business magnate Carlos Slim and talks with the poet Homero Aridjis and Cuauhtémoc Cárdenas Solórzano, a founder of Mexico’s Party of the Democratic Revolution, among others – were “more critical” on any number of issues, Brown said, than was on display at his ... (more)

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  14. In private meetings with Carlos Slim, others, Jerry Brown encounters...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2014 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    Gov. Jerry Brown was about to leave Mexico's capital after four days of talks pressing on the environment, and he wasn't sure, broadly speaking, how his diplomacy might add up.

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  15. In private meetings with Carlos Slim, others, Jerry Brown encounters a a oemore criticala MexicoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2014 | The Fresno Bee

    Gov. Jerry Brown is seen on television camera viewfinders as he answers questions from journalists during a joint press conference with Mexico's Secretary of Foreign Affairs Jose Antonio Meade in Mexico City on July 28, 2014.

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  16. Mexico approves oil and gas reform legislationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2014 | West Australian

    ... began Thursday as an example of Mexico's "political civility and maturity". The leftist Party of the Democratic Revolution and the Labor Party rejected the measures, which were initially approved in December, saying the country would be stripped of ...

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  17. Mexico approves oil and gas reform legislation : July 22, 2014,Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2014 | Daily Times

    ... on Thursday as an example of Mexico's "political civility and maturity". The leftist Party of the Democratic Revolution and the Labor Party rejected the measures, which were initially approved in December, saying the country would be stripped of its ...

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  18. Mexico approves oil and gas reform legislationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2014 | Bangkok Post

    ... began Thursday as an example of Mexico's "political civility and maturity". The leftist Party of the Democratic Revolution and the Labor Party rejected the measures, which were initially approved in December, saying the country would be stripped of ...

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  19. Mexico to open oil and gas to private sectorRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2013 | Deutsche Welle

    A controversial new law permitting private investment in Mexico's long-nationalized oil sector has been passed by the Mexican Senate, reports say.

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  20. Day without a daft ideaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2014 | The Economist

    IN THE 1980s it was said that breathing the air in Mexico City was like smoking two packs of cigarettes a day.

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