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Ex-President Calderon tells Judson crowd how Mexico survived recession

Ex-President Calderon tells Judson crowd how Mexico survived recession

Speaking to 425 people at Judson University Thursday, former Mexican President Felipe Calderon described how he survived a "perfect storm" of recession, drought, natural disasters, rising crime and oil depletion to bring Mexico's economy to new heights — and cut net human flow across the U.S.-Mexico border to virtually zero. Calderon was the speaker for Judson's fifth annual World Leaders Forum, following in the footsteps of George W. Bush, Tony Blair, Mikhail Gorbachev and Condoleezza Rice. Calderon said he was president of Mexico from 2006 to 2012 during a time of rising criminal gangs, drought and even the outbreak of a mysterious new virus that started...

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