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Mexico: How To Survive Revolutions

While 1,000 guests banqueted on Mexican delicacies last week at the fashionable Hotel Maria Isabel in Mexico City, a small group of men spread out far to the south into the vastness of Yucatan and Quintana Roo. Banqueters and scouts had something in common: the Bank of London and Mexico, Mexico's oldest bank. The guests were celebrating the bank's 100th birthday and ogling a group of visitors that included four Cabinet members. The scouts were hard at work searching for new bank sites in the sparsely populated southeast, thus demonstrating the determination that has helped their bank survive half a...

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