MEXICO: Eagle's Troubles

The Mexican Government pursues its so-called "Revolution" on a formula of feeling out how much it can get away with. Last week it turned from its efforts to find out just how serious Mexican Catholics are about their religion and lit on the internationally-owned Mexican Eagle Oil Co., a $35,000,000 affiliate of Royal Dutch Shell. For the past three years a Mexican company called Commercial Petroleum, whose chief asset is its story that it has the rights to a valuable Eagle oil field, has been suing Eagle with great success in the Mexican...

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