L’Oreal bets on growing Mexico beauty market

Smartplanet, 1/16/2013

Photo by Flikr user digitalmoneyworldWhen it comes to beauty, Mexican women want their cherry-red locks or bleach-blond highlights to be noticed, and their makeup to shout. Mexican men don’t hold back when running gel through their hair. The liberal use of beauty products here is why L’Oreal, the Paris-based maker of colorants, makeup and hair products has just opened its largest colorant plant in the world here.

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G-20 financial officials meet in Mexico to discuss European, US debt

AP, 11/04/2012

Finance ministers and central bank governors from the world’s leading  economies met in Mexico on Sunday amid growing fears over the global impact of  Europe’s debt crisis and the stalemate over a fiscal plan in the United  States. The two-day meeting of G-20 financial officials in Mexico City, coming just  ahead of U.S. elections and shortly after the annual IMF and World Bank meeting  in Tokyo, lacked key players such as U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner  and Brazilian finance chief Guido Mantega

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