· December, 2006

Stories about Mexico from December, 2006

Mexico: Christmas Bonus

  18 December 2006

Lee Iwan describes Mexico's annual aguinaldo: “This puts added strain on cash flow and accounts payables for Mexican organizations during the month of December. At the same time it creates a huge burst of economic activity throughout the country.”

Mexico: Sosa Indicted

  13 December 2006

According to Mark in Mexico, Oaxacan protest leader Flavio Sosa was formally indicted on a number of charges. “From Oaxaca to Michoacan,” writes Ana Maria Salazar, “the federal government has initiated ‘Operación Michoacán’ in order to combat organized crime in the drug-plagued state.”

Mexico: The Britney Spears Upskirt Effect

  7 December 2006

Mexican blogger Eduardo Arcos comments on the incredible web influence of Britney Spears [ES] and her lack of certain clothing garments: “she slipped into the top five most-searched keywords among a total of 1.3 million.

Mexico: APPO Leader Flavio Sosa Arrested

  7 December 2006

Mark in Mexico has four updates on the arrest of APPO leader Flavio Sosa in Mexico City. Juan Trujillo is far less enthusiastic about the detention and notes that “the spokesperson for the APPO, Florentino López, announced from hiding the start of a series of protests nationally and internationally to...