Mexico City Airport NPR's Gerry Hadden reports on the dispute over a planned airport outside of Mexico City. Mexico's government says a larger airport will help the country's efforts to modernize. Farmers refuse to give up their small plots of land for the project. The site is 20 miles east of the capital, in the farming town of San Salvador Atenco.
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NPR's Gerry Hadden reports on the dispute over a planned airport outside of Mexico City. Mexico's government says a larger airport will help the country's efforts to modernize. Farmers refuse to give up their small plots of land for the project. The site is 20 miles east of the capital, in the farming town of San Salvador Atenco.