Mexico

Max Ocean, editorial intern
Mexico's Senate gave final approval on Wednesday to an energy reform plan that will open the sector to foreign and private investment by multinational oil companies, marking an end to the 75-year-old monopoly of the state-owned oil company Pemex and the beginning of what many have said will be a new wave of corporate exploitation of the country's...
Emilio Godoy, Inter Press Service
A bean cleaning plant in the northern Mexican state of Zacatecas. Credit: Courtesy of Secretaría de Agricultura
Bean grower Manuel Alvarado is part of the majority of producers in Mexico who...
Emilio Godoy
The new legal framework for Mexico’s oil industry has not placed controls on...

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