December 15, 2013

MORE AND MORE AMERICAN:

Country of the Year? Try Mexico. (The Monitor's Editorial Board, December 15, 2013, CS Monitor)

The latest reform, approved Thursday by elected lawmakers, will allow foreign and private investment in the oil sector for the first time in more than 70 years. The move upends a notion of Mexican patriotism that stated the national identity rests on government monopoly of the petroleum industry.

In adding this historic reform to earlier ones - in banking, taxation, education, telecommunications - Mexico is well on its way to implement an agreement among three political parties reached last December after the election of President Enrique Peña Nieto.
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