Mexico

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Mexican Fact 1 (Aug. 2–Aug. 8, 2009)

Ninety-eight point four percent of Mexicans speak Spanish.  Of the remaining 1.6%, half speak an indigenous Amerindian language.

Mexican Fact 2 (Aug. 9–Aug. 15, 2009)

Mexico has 49 consulates in the United States (including one in Puerto Rico), which is more than twice that of the next country, Canada.

Mexican Fact 3 (Aug. 16–Aug. 22, 2009)

You can be drafted into the Mexican Army, but the Navy and the Air Force are completely voluntary.

Mexican Fact 4 (Aug. 23–Aug. 29, 2009)

Mexico has 1,744 airports, the third most in the world, behind the United States and Brazil.