Mexican Economy Struggles The global economic downturn hits Mexico hard. Unemployment has soared, and a package of badly needed structural reforms remains stalled in the legislature. On the streets of Mexico City, vendors aren't getting a boost from Christmas shoppers, who increasingly see Christmas goods as luxuries. NPR's Gerry Hadden reports.
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Mexican Economy Struggles

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The global economic downturn hits Mexico hard. Unemployment has soared, and a package of badly needed structural reforms remains stalled in the legislature. On the streets of Mexico City, vendors aren't getting a boost from Christmas shoppers, who increasingly see Christmas goods as luxuries. NPR's Gerry Hadden reports.