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Constellation's Mexico Dilemma

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Constellation Brands, Inc, the brewer of Corona Extra, spends more on capital investment than any other beverage company.

The country that's been the source of Constellation Brands' biggest profits is now becoming one of its biggest headaches.

In January 2016, Constellation Brands Inc., a leading maker of beer, wine and liquor, announced plans to spend $1.5 billion to build a second Mexican brewery in order to meet the rising demand in the United States for its best selling Mexican beer brands.  But almost four years later, those plans are in jeopardy as the result of local political protests, an unpredictable court system and a new national government potentially less friendly to foreign investment. 

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