Mexico is often presented both by its defenders and its detractors  (for different reasons) as a poverty-stricken country.

Well, Mexico is poor compared to the United States. But it’s not a poor country by world standards.

And there are plenty of wealthy Mexicans, including many millionaires.   And even some billionaires (dollars, not pesos).

Forbes Magazine annually releases its list of billionaires, and this year the list included fifteen Mexicans, including Carlos Slim, the richest man in the world.

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Article by Allan Wall, published April 16th, 2013, on VDARE.COM.