Mexico City’s rapid transport system, known as the Metro, moves millions of passengers daily. It is the largest such system in Latin America and the second-largest in North America, after that of New York City. Mexico City’s Metro is an efficient means of conveyance, but it’s more than that. It is also an economic, cultural [...]
The future of Mexico’s state-owned petroleum monopoly PEMEX (Petróleos Mexicanos) is under consideration in Mexico. It might be valuable to compare and contrast PEMEX with other state oil companies worldwide. Most oil worldwide is controlled by state-owned oil companies. Most of them allow forms of private investment and partnership with private companies. With PEMEX, on the [...]
Today is Veterans Day. Mexico has the biggest contingent of retired U.S. military veterans residing outside the United States. For the entire article, click here. Article by Allan Wall, published November 11th, 2013, on Mexidata.info.
The management of taxation is a difficult thing in any country. It involves a number of competing interests, trade-offs and compromises. Who do you tax, how do you tax, which sectors are to be taxed? Is taxation merely a form of government revenue collection or is it also to be used as a method of social engineering? [...]
Public protest is an important part of Mexico City life. There is always some group protesting something. Currently the C.N.T.E. union is in Mexico City protesting the education reform law. For the entire article click here. Article by Allan Wall, published on Mexidata.info, September 23rd, 2013.
This past summer my family and I paid a visit to Mexico. We spent a month there and things went smoothly. It was a good visit. For the entire article, click here. Article by Allan Wall, published on VDARE.COM, July 19th, 2013.
Recent months in Mexico have seen some captures of high-level drug cartel barons, but also the release of a notorious cartel boss, which shocked many people. For the entire article, click here. Article by Allan Wall, published on Mexidata.info, September 16th, 2013.
A big boxing match scheduled for Saturday night, September 14th, pits black American Floyd Mayweather, Jr. against red-headed white Mexican Saul “Canelo” Alvarez. For the entire blog entry, click here. Blog entry by Allan Wall, published September 13th, 2013, on VDARE.COM.
The Creator has blessed Mexico with a great variety of plant and animal life, the country’s collection of flora and fauna being among the most diverse in the world. It’s estimated that Mexico is home to over 200,000 species, which would account for 10-12% of the entire planet’s biodiversity. The Ecology Fund puts Mexico in one of the [...]
Once again, the future of PEMEX, Mexico’s petroleum monopoly, is being debated. It’s an important issue economically, but it’s more than that. PEMEX in Mexican society is related to perceptions of national sovereignty and Mexican identity. It’s a complicated issue. For the entire article, click here. Article by Allan Wall, published on Mexidata.info, September 2nd, [...]