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Cancun Prospers, But Most Mexicans Don't Share the Wealth

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Cancun Prospers, But Most Mexicans Don't Share the Wealth

Cancun Prospers, But Most Mexicans Don't Share the Wealth

Cancun Prospers, But Most Mexicans Don't Share the Wealth

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While the WTO talks collapsed, host city Cancun still epitomizes the globalization of tourism. The city built on a mosquito-infested sand spit is now a big moneymaker. But most local Mexicans aren't sharing in the wealth. NPR's Gerry Hadden reports.

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