Stories about Mexico from October, 2009
We bring you the 5 winning videos for the UN contest where participants sent in a video stating what they would tell world leaders if they had the chance. The 5 video bloggers had the opportunity to give their message in person at the UN Day celebration in New York City.
An increase in taxes was approved by the Chamber of Deputies of Mexico, including an special tax for Internet and cable services prompting online protests saying that the Internet is a necessity, and not a luxury.
In the midst of the AH1N1 virus paranoia, the Mexican government approved the Ley de Narcomenudeo that decriminalizes drug consumption in small dosages. Now, 5 months later, many are wondering if any of its intended changes have been met.