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Mexico also having high-speed rail problems

California isn’t the only place having problems building high-speed rail. So is Mexico. The Times reported: Bowing to intense criticism, the government of President Enrique Peña Nieto yanked a contract worth nearly $4 billion from a Chinese-led consortium to build

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Mexico moves toward free-market oil

After its 1994 peso crisis, Mexico could have chosen more socialism — or move toward capitalism. It chose the latter and has been one of the world’s growth success stories ever since. Tax rates actually are lower than in El Norte (although

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Mexico loosens gun control 36

One reason Mexico is so violent is that it has really strict gun control. Common people cannot defend themselves from well-armed criminals. The criminals don’t follow the country’s gun laws because they’re already outlaws. The U.S. Consulate in Tijuana wrote:

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Gov. Brown will see Mexico’s low taxes in action

Gov. Jerry Brown today announced that in July he will lead a California trade mission to Mexico. He “will be joined by a diverse delegation of California government, business, economic development, investment and policy leaders on the Mission, which will

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California’s international competition

Maybe the publication that is most influential among the global elite is Foreign Affairs, which is published by the Council on Foreign Relations. The new Jan/Feb 2014 number includes a symposium on, “Where to Bet Now: Six Markets to Watch.”

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Mexico to join shale/fracking revolution; will media keep CA out?

This spring, I did a two-week series for Cal Watchdog on the many nations around the world that are pursuing fracking in oil and gas exploration after witnessing its immense success in North Dakota, Montana, Texas, Ohio and Pennsylvania. Here’s

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Mexicans revolting against telecom monopoly 3

June 25, 2013 By John Seiler As I’ve written a couple of times on our site, Mexico’s economy now is growing faster than America’s. The country has enjoyed almost two decades of capitalist reforms, contrasting with the equivalent plunge into

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Middle class rises in Mexico — declines in U.S.

As I have noted, in the United States, there has been no “economic recovery,” and the American middle class is shrinking. But Mexico is booming, with a growing middle class. The latest from ABC News/Univision: “A new study on Mexico helps

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Fracking watch: Britain figures out what CA hasn’t 0

May 9, 2013 By Chris Reed The 13th chapter of fracking watch will be the last installment for a while until some more nations around the world take up the issue of whether hydraulic fracturing is a bad or good

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