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Wal-Mart, Teotihuacán, and the dark side of NAFTA

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The NYT exposé published yesterday about Wal-Mart in Mexico includes references to complaints by locals and others that the presence of a Wal-Mart store in the Teotihuacán archeological zone is an affront to Mexican culture. It is particularly painful to read that some archeologists employed by INAH (Archeological Institute) agreed, in exchange for “donations,” to Continue Reading