Investment in Mexico: The 100-year view

The Economist – At the beginning of April international investors made two whopping bets by snapping up the first ever 100-year bond denominated in euros. The first bet was that the euro would still exist a century from now. The second was that the issuer, Mexico, which suffered three long cycles of boom and bust in the past century, would continue to be creditworthy for the next 100 years.

Underground community planned in Mexico City

News Au – Architects in Mexico City have come up with an ambitious solution to its strict building regulations and designed a massive 300 metre deep inverted skyscraper. Shaped like an upside down pyramid, the building will accommodate 5,000 people and offer retail, housing and cultural attractions with a huge glass ceiling above to provide natural light.