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· March, 2007

Stories about Mexico from March, 2007

Mexico: Harvard University and Oaxaca

George Salzman on the good and bad of the involvement of Manuel Stefanakis, Director of the Master of Public Administration Programs in the John F. Kennedy School of Government, in...

Mexico: Biofuels, corn prices and food security

Sitna Quiroz on “Biofuels, corn prices and food security in Mexico:” “Media reports attributed the rise in tortilla prices to dwindling imports of corn due to its increasing demand for...

Mexico: Protests Against New Retirement Age

“Streets blocked, schools and universities closed, public transportation services suspended and violent demonstrations in front of the National Senate, all in the name of . . . what, exactly, I'm...

Mexico: Regulation and Rural Broadband Penetration

Gilad Lotan reviews an article arguing for telecom regulation reform in Mexico in order to increase broadband penetration.

Mexico: Braceros’ Social Security

Mark in Mexico writes that the Mexican government is having trouble counting “braceros”, the migrant workers given special work visas between 1942 and 1964.

Mexico: News Roundup

Coming back from maternity leave, the prolific Ana Maria Salazar summarizes some of the latest stories coming out of Mexico.

Mexico: The World's Third Wealthiest Man

He is, writes Mark in Mexico, “the world's third richest man, whose fortune grew by 19 billion dollars just last year alone.” But will Carlos Slim jump on the Bill...

Mexico: $1,000 to get Naked

Eduardo Arcos[ES] links to a post by Verónica Mellado [ES] offering bloggers $1,000 to videotape themselves getting naked. The winning submission will published on the web. Arcos suggests Paniagua [ES].

Mexico: Domestic Education for Men

Now here's a pro-active way to celebrate International Women's Day. Mexico City Mayor Marcelo Ebrard wants men to change their attitudes about domestic work.

Mexico: New Outlet for New Translations

C.M. Mayo announces the first edition of the Tameme chapbook ~ cuaderno. Meant to “celebrate and disseminate new writing and translation in an attractive and affordable format,” the inaugural issue...

Mexico: Private Schooling

Mark in Mexico, who spent the past two weeks in “one of the oldest and best established private schools in Oaxaca City,” hints at his upcoming series on private education...

Mexico, USA: Lives Across Borders

John Calypso discusses the immigration difficulties that come between bi-national marriages.

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