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Mexico debates raising $5 per-day minimum wage




Mexico is debating raising its $5 per-hour minimum wage.
Mexico is debating raising its $5 per-hour minimum wage.
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Mexico is the 14th largest economy in the world. It's quickly becoming an export powerhouse, but it also has likely the lowest minimum wage in Latin America.

McClatchy reporter Tim Johnson says some politicians are now trying to raise the minimum wage and the idea is gaining traction and attracting bipartisan support.



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