Mexico: No Cause to Hedge

Getting ready for next year's Olympic games in Mexico City, Mexico's 45 million people are rightfully proud of their visible share in the appurtenances of the modern world. A subway is abuilding in the capital, and Mexico has just begun producing its own color TV tubes. The country's electricity output is computer-controlled, and planning is under way, with U.S. help, on Mexico's own space satellite for educational TV relay. The gross national product is increasing by 7% annually; foreign investment is flooding in at the healthy rate of $200 million a year. The country has an impressive 72% literacy...

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