Monthly Mexico Media Roundup: Economic Growth And Continued Drugwar Violence

January, the first month of 2013 and the second month of Enrique Peña Nieto’s presidency, passed with a barrage of news about two topics: the health of the economy and drugwar violence. Both topics are themes with which Mexico’s previous president, Felipe Calderon, had become accustomed to talking about by the end of his term.

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