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Mexico Before The Election

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Mexico’s President Felipe Calderon will be watching his country’s upcoming local elections very carefully. That’s because his conservative party is trying to win Congressional seats and Calderon wants to make sure he has enough support to fight the country’s rampant drug problem.

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Flu Politics In Mexico

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Lorne Matalon reports on some of the political fallout from the swine flu outbreak in Mexico. Some opposition politicians are criticizing the government for not reacting fast enough to the outbreak, or for overreacting. President Felipe Calderon has defended his government’s actions as swift and appropriate.

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A Doctor’s Day In Mexico City

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The World’s Lorne Matalon profiles a pediatrician in one of Mexico City’s hospitals. The doctor is struggling to care for his young patients and protect his own health amidst the swine flu outbreak.

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Swine Flu Concern Grows

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Many parts of the world are concerned about the same thing: swine flu. The World’s Lorne Matalon has the latest from the hardest-hit country so far — Mexico.

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Drastic Measures In Mexico City

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Soldiers hand out surgical masks to passengers entering Mexico City’s metro (subway)

The World’s Lorne Matalon has the latest from Mexico City on the swine flu outbreak there. Mexico’s capital has essentially closed down, as authorities try to stop the spread of the swine flu virus.

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Outbreak Of Swine Flu

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At least 16 people in Mexico have died from what officials there say is a strain of influenza that originally came from pigs. Meanwhile, swine flu is also being reported in the southern United States. Anchor Katy Clark speaks with The World’s Lorne Matalon in Mexico City.

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Audio Slideshow: Saint Of Death

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Mexico is experiencing a horrifying wave of violence. So it’s not surprising that the religious cult, Santa Muerte – or the Saint of Death – has gained a following. Narration and all photos by Lorne Matalon.

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Audio Slideshow: Buddhism In Mexico

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Lorne Matalon visits a touring display of ancient Tibetan relics in Mexico City and tells us how Buddhism is gaining popularity in mostly-Catholic Mexico. Narration and all photos: Lorne Matalon.

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Mexico City Dries Up

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Lorne Matalon reports that Mexico City is running out of water. Experts say the only solution is to change the water use habits of the area’s 20 million residents.

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Audio Slideshow: Mexico’s Thriving Art Scene

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Lorne Matalon explores Mexico’s thriving art scene, which has been attracting more and more foreign-born artists. Narration and all photos: Lorne Matalon.

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