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Russia and China’s Frigid Alliance

BY VITA SPIVAK

This article first appeared in Riddle and has been lightly edited for style.

 

Better Jobs for a More Competitive Region - A Presentation by Earl Anthony Wayne, North American Forum October 2018

Better Jobs for a More Competitive Region - A Presentation by E. Anthony Wayne to US-Mexico CEO Dialogue

Tapping into Tech: How one organization is connecting returned Mexicans and migrants in Mexico to jobs in the tech industry

Between 2009 and 2014, approximately 1 million Mexicans returned to Mexico, through voluntary or involuntary means. For many, this return brings many challenges for integrating back into the Mexican labor force, new communities, and a new way of life. Returnees face cultural shocks, language barriers, discrimination, and employment and education hurdles such as improper documentation and inability to transfer educational credits.

Reintegrating Returned Mexican Migrants through a Comprehensive Workforce Development Strategy

As part of his electoral commitments, Mexico’s President-elect, Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO), promised to protect the rights of returning migrants and work towards their full integration into what he hopes will be a more prosperous Mexico. Returning Mexican migrants have great potential to contribute to the Mexican workforce, but there needs to be a better strategy to connect them with meaningful job opportunities.

AMLO's Opportunity to Invest in Mexico's Workers

On July 1st, Andrés Manuel López Obrador won Mexico’s presidential election with 53% of the vote –the most significant margin in contemporary Mexican history. Popularly known as AMLO, President-elect López Obrador rode a wave of dissatisfaction against corruption, crime, and slow economic advancement.

Book Release | Paths of Inequality in Brazil: A Half-Century of Change

Paths of Inequality in Brazil: A Half-Century of Change is the most comprehensive study to date of social and economic mobility in Latin America’s largest nation. A multidisciplinary analysis of the historical trajectories of various form of inequality in Brazil from 1960 to 2010, the book was originally published in Portuguese in 2015. The recently released e-book version in English widens the reach of this important volume, furthering understanding and fostering debate on the structures and legacies of inequality in Brazil - with lessons for the rest of the world as well.

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