Organizers in Espinal, Mexico, a Mexican hill town, have created an alternative local currency. It's called the "tumin," which means "money" in the local Totonac language.
Organizers in Espinal, Mexico, a Mexican hill town, have created an alternative local currency. It's called the "tumin," which means "money" in the local Totonac language. Heriberto Rodriguez/MCT
Organizers in Espinal, Mexico, a Mexican hill town, have created an alternative local currency. It's called the "tumin," which means "money" in the local Totonac language. Heriberto Rodriguez/MCT

Mexico town takes a monetary path less traveled

February 01, 2012 04:18 PM

UPDATED September 25, 2013 12:11 PM

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