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The Texan city of San Marcos is establishing a reputation as a tech hub within the state, and counts Amazon among its list of satisfied customers. It's mayor, Daniel Guerrero, tells Michal Kaczmarski why the small but affluent city is proving so adept at punching above its weight.
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Mexico’s Federal District state – home to the country's capital city – has been named fDi’s inaugural Mexican State of the Future for 2016/17, while Nuevo León has been ranked second and Querétaro third. Cathy Mullan reports.
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