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With a strong national culture and positive international relations marred by expanding cartel violence, we wanted to know, just how powerful is Mexico?
"When Enrique Peña Nieto took office on December 1, 2012, he inherited a country reeling from an epidemic of drug violence that had taken the lives of more than 60,000 Mexicans in six years."
Mexico's Poverty Rate: Half Of Country's Population Lives In Poverty
"Like nearly half of Mexicans who live in poverty, 45-year-old subsistence farmer Oliva Zuniga has little hope of a better life as she strives to meet the rising costs of tending her humble plot of land."
Spanish Speaking Countries of the World
"The map of Top Spanish Speaking Countries shows the countries where maximum people speak Spanish, top countries being Spain, Mexico and Argentina."
How Powerful Is Canada?
Is Legal Marijuana Threatening Mexican Drug Cartels?
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