Por Esto!

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Por Esto! (English: "That's Why!") is a daily Mexican newspaper headquartered in Mérida, Yucatán. It has offices in Cancún, Quintana Roo, and several bureaus. It largely covers the Mexican states of Yucatán, Campeche, and Quintana Roo, giving it significant circulation.

In 1997, a series of investigative articles implicated Roberto Hernandez Ramirez, then the general-director of Mexican bank Banamex, as a narcotrafficker. Both Por Esto and Narco News were unsuccessfully sued for libel.[1]


  1. ^ Mark K. Anderson (May 8, 2001). "A Case of Free Speech Boundaries". Wired.com. 

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