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· April, 2007

Stories about Mexico from April, 2007

Mexico: More Discussion on Abortion Decision

The decision by the Mexico City Assembly to legalize abortion angered many in a society where many practice Roman Catholicism. Some bloggers like Ciudad de Mexico [ES] presents arguments from...

Mexico: What's the Reason for the Stable Exchange Rate?

Boz notices that the currency exchange of Mexico peso to the US dollar has remained stable during the past two years at a rate of 11 to 1. He wonders...

Mexico: PEMEX Missing Oil and Money

Mark in Mexico takes a look at how state-owned PEMEX's latest audit reveals billions of missing pesos along with 1.5 million barrels of missing oil.

Mexico: The MEX Files

Blog presenter extraordinaire, Ellen Fields, introduces The MEX Files [ES]: “Sometimes there are great articles from Spanish-language newspapers translated into English for your reading pleasure (Richard is a translator for...

Mexico: AP Fires Oaxaca Correspondent

John Gibler of Narco News reports that “the Associated Press fired Oaxaca state correspondent Rebeca Romero due to pro-government bias in her coverage of a six-month-long protest movement that sought...

Mexico: Why Twitter May Matter in a Huge Way

Grace Davis gives a rundown of how Twitter and live video streaming enables a new kind of disaster coverage following Mexico City's earthquake last week.

Mexico: Tijuana: “Between a Window and a Door”

Nathan Gibbs on Oscar Ortega's sculpture “Entre Ventana y Puerta” or “Between a Window and a Door” in Tijuana: “He explained the title as a description of Tijuana’s physical (and...

Mexico: Breaking News: Earthquake

Via Twitter I was just alerted to a “strong earthquake in Mexico City.” Acapulco is without electricity. Eduardo Arcos is updating every minute [ES] on Vivir Mexico.

Mexico: Alleged Rape and Murder of Ernestina Ascencio

Erich Adolfo Moncada Cota has a two part report on the alleged rape and mudder of 73-year-old Ernestina Ascencio Rosario by Mexican soldiers in Veracruz.

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