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Experts skeptical of Mexico plan to stop exporting oil by 2023

Mexico announced plans to end all oil exports by 2023, a bid by to make the country "self-sufficient" and better control the price of gasoline - but experts aren’t as positive that such self-sufficiency would be good for Mexico, and even doubt that such a goal is economically viable. ... Read more»

The great Mexican gamble: Can Big Oil save the economy?

President Enrique Peña Nieto on Monday called for constitutional changes to open Mexico's moribund petroleum and electricity industries to private investment for the first time in 75 years, while keeping a national grip on the resources themselves.... Read more»

The 6 most infamous crimes committed by Mexico's Zetas cartel

Los Zetas, the notorious Mexican drug cartel, is known for committing some of the most brutal crimes in Latin America. The group originated in the 1990s when members of a Mexican special forces unit, assigned to combat the Gulf Cartel, defected to serve as enforcers for the Gulf Cartel’s criminal organization.... Read more»

Mexico elections like weird 'Wild West'

Candidates have been gunned down, gangster cash alleged in campaigns, governors accused of corruption and a cat, dog and donkey nominated for municipal office. Mexico's democracy is dancing dirty once again.... Read more»

Analysts weigh impact of Mexico's open access decision

The Mexican government’s decision to limit the access that U.S. law enforcement agents had under the previous administration should be seen more as an effort to streamline enforcement and not as an affront to its northern neighbor, analysts and lawmakers say.... Read more»

Mexico's energy reform drawing interest from Texas oilmen

The Mexican ruling party's recent decision to adopt a platform that could open up the country's giant oil monopoly to private investment has caught the attention of some industry gurus in Texas, who say the move bodes well for U.S. business interests.... Read more»