Calderon: Shorten Mexico’s name

Posted: November 23, 2012 at 2:45 a.m.

Mexican President Felipe Calderon, whose six-year term comes to an end next week, said he’s sending Congress a constitutional amendment to change the nation’s name to one that reminds people less of the United States.

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