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February 17, 2014

TIME magazine's 'Saving Mexico' issue prompts backlash

Netizens create images mocking magazine cover featuring Mexico's president.

TIME cover, February 24, 2014.

TIME magazine's upcoming February 24 issue is drawing heavy criticism from Mexicans online. The cover is of Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto, but at the center of the backlash is the title and the content of the story. The country's leader is heralded as "Saving Mexico" and that his reforms have "changed the narrative in his narco-stained nation". 


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