Mexico We Are in an Emergency

COVER STORIES "We Are in an Emergency" Mexico's new President opts for austerity, efficiency and, above all, honesty

The change in style could hardly have been more telling. Almost every day at about 8:30 a.m. last week, a burgundy Ford station wagon and a white Dodge escorted by two police motorcycles pulled away from Mexico City's southern suburb of Coyoacán. The modest motorcade traveled unobtrusively, inching along in the morning rush hour's endless traffic snarl and dutifully stopping at every traffic light. Finally, about 30 minutes later, it would arrive at the massive...

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