`They Didn't Elect Me To Have A Pleasant Time'

Mexican President Ernesto Zedillo Ponce de Len is battling to stabilize the peso and put his country back on the growth track. His tough new austerity program has calmed the markets somewhat, but it is very unpopular in Mexico. On a flight from Durango to the capital, Zedillo talked with BUSINESS WEEK's Mexico City bureau chief, Geri Smith.

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