An opposition lawmaker holds a sign that reads in Spanish: "we defend Pemex" as he occupies the podium at the National Congress in protest against the newly approved energy reform bill in Mexico

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An opposition lawmaker holds a sign that reads in Spanish: "we defend Pemex" as he occupies the podium at the National Congress in protest against the newly approved energy reform bill in Mexico City, Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013. Mexico's Senate, the early hours of Wednesday approved the most dramatic oil reform in decades, moving the country closer to opening its state-run sector to private companies and investment. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte) less 

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Associated Press
Thu, Dec 12, 2013 5:56 AM EST