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Mexico's outgoing President Felipe Calderon (L) holds the national flag as Mexico's new President Enrique Pena Nieto salutes during a midnight handover ceremony at the Palacio Nacional in Mexico City December 1, 2012. REUTERS/Presidencia de Mexico/Handout

Mexico's outgoing President Felipe Calderon (L) holds the national flag as Mexico's new President Enrique Pena Nieto salutes during a midnight handover ceremony at the Palacio Nacional in Mexico City December 1, 2012. REUTERS/Presidencia de...more

Mexico's outgoing President Felipe Calderon (L) holds the national flag as Mexico's new President Enrique Pena Nieto salutes during a midnight handover ceremony at the Palacio Nacional in Mexico City December 1, 2012. REUTERS/Presidencia de Mexico/Handout
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Mexico's new President Enrique Pena Nieto (C) stands behind a lectern as his cabinet members raise their arms to make an oath at the Palacio Nacional in Mexico City December 1, 2012. REUTERS/Presidencia de Mexico/Handout

Mexico's new President Enrique Pena Nieto (C) stands behind a lectern as his cabinet members raise their arms to make an oath at the Palacio Nacional in Mexico City December 1, 2012. REUTERS/Presidencia de Mexico/Handout

Mexico's new President Enrique Pena Nieto (C) stands behind a lectern as his cabinet members raise their arms to make an oath at the Palacio Nacional in Mexico City December 1, 2012. REUTERS/Presidencia de Mexico/Handout
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Mexico's outgoing President Felipe Calderon (L) hands the national flag to Mexico's new President Enrique Pena Nieto during a midnight handover ceremony at the Palacio Nacional in Mexico City December 1, 2012. The handover will be later formalized by Pena Nieto taking the oath in congress. REUTERS/Presidencia de Mexico/Handout

Mexico's outgoing President Felipe Calderon (L) hands the national flag to Mexico's new President Enrique Pena Nieto during a midnight handover ceremony at the Palacio Nacional in Mexico City December 1, 2012. The handover will be later formalized by...more

Mexico's outgoing President Felipe Calderon (L) hands the national flag to Mexico's new President Enrique Pena Nieto during a midnight handover ceremony at the Palacio Nacional in Mexico City December 1, 2012. The handover will be later formalized by Pena Nieto taking the oath in congress. REUTERS/Presidencia de Mexico/Handout
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Mexico's new President Enrique Pena Nieto walks at the Palacio Nacional after midnight handover ceremony in Mexico City December 1, 2012. REUTERS/Presidencia de Mexico/Handout

Mexico's new President Enrique Pena Nieto walks at the Palacio Nacional after midnight handover ceremony in Mexico City December 1, 2012. REUTERS/Presidencia de Mexico/Handout

Mexico's new President Enrique Pena Nieto walks at the Palacio Nacional after midnight handover ceremony in Mexico City December 1, 2012. REUTERS/Presidencia de Mexico/Handout
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