Thousands of scrapped taxis are pictured at a yard in the center of China's Chongqing city on March 4. Traffic congestion and pollution have worsened dramatically in Chinese cities as the country's long-running economic expansion has allowed increasing numbers of consumers to make big-ticket purchases such as cars. China may surpass the US this year to become the largest car market in the world. AFP/Newscom
Mexico says measures to track cell phone calls and censor websites are important for fighting cyberattacks, kidnappings, and other crimes. But opponents fear an online clampdown.
Maya Kroth, Contributor /
April 24, 2014
Over a thousand people, many of them students, gathered on the steps of Mexico City’s Angel of Independence monument this week to protest a telecommunications bill they say amounts to government censorship.