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Mexico to benefit from foreign investment

Mexico to benefit from foreign investment
Mexico is set for a major cash boost as a number of foreign companies have significant investment plans for the Latin American country.PepsiCo, Nestle and Cisco have announced plans to spend a total of $7.35 billion in the nation over the coming ...
Posted: 30 January 2014 14:49:27
Filed under: Latin America
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Brazil announces changes to immigration law

Brazil announces changes to immigration law
Rising demand for labor has prompted Brazil to announce that it will amend immigration laws to make it easier for foreign nationals to seek a job in the country.Strategic affairs minister Marcelo Neri told press assembled in Brasilia that engineers, ...
Posted: 28 January 2014 15:00:00
Filed under: Labor migration, Latin America
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More Cuban doctors to work in Brazil

More Cuban doctors to work in Brazil
A further influx of Cuban doctors are set to start working in Brazil as the government continues its employment initiative.Brazil's Health Ministry said on Monday (January 27th) that around 2,000 Cuban medical professionals will come into the ...
Posted: 28 January 2014 14:54:22
Filed under: Latin America
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Less than a third of Latin Americans saving for retirement

Less than a third of Latin Americans saving for retirement
Less than a third of workers living in Latin America are focused on actively saving for retirement and their children's futures, a global survey has revealed.The Nielsen Global Survey of Saving and Investment Strategies showed that ...
Posted: 17 January 2014 14:24:29
Filed under: Latin America
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Industrial output falls less than expected in Brazil

Industrial output falls less than expected in Brazil
New figures show that output in Brazil's industrial sector fell less than expected during November.According to government statistics agency IBGE, industrial production fell by 0.2 per cent, beating economists' expectations. A survey of 26 ...
Posted: 16 January 2014 13:11:07
Filed under: Latin America
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Brazilian unemployment hits record low

Brazilian unemployment hits record low
Unemployment in Brazil matched a record low in November, but the figures have not been welcomed as expected by the government.Despite the falling unemployment rate, fewer Brazilians were found to be in employment and even less are actively looking ...
Posted: 23 December 2013 14:43:22
Filed under: Latin America
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Mexico opens oil and gas sector to foreign investment

Mexico opens oil and gas sector to foreign investment
Mexico has approved a bill to open up its state-controlled oil and gas industry to investment from abroad.By voting in favour of the measure, the Mexican Congress have caused the biggest shake-up to the oil and gas industry since it was nationalised ...
Posted: 17 December 2013 14:55:00
Filed under: Latin America
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South American women see opportunities in energy rise by 80%

South American women see opportunities in energy rise by 80%
Women in South America have seen job opportunities within the energy sector rise by 80 per cent over recent years.This is according to the Global Diversity and Inclusion Report from BP and Rigzone, which examined female participation in the ...
Posted: 16 December 2013 13:18:47
Filed under: Latin America
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US governor awarded for trade ties with Chile

US governor awarded for trade ties with Chile
The fruit trade in Chile has been given a boost in recent years, with the state of Delaware contributing considerably to its progress.To say thank you for driving the economic ties between Delaware and Chile, state governor Jack Markell was given ...
Posted: 29 November 2013 14:06:17
Filed under: Latin America
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Argentinian students educated on business and IT consulting roles

Argentinian students educated on business and IT consulting roles
A number of students from Rosario in Argentina received a first hand view of the day-to-day lives in many careers in business and IT consulting.On November 19th, the students were invited to visit the offices of global company Neoris as part of its ...
Posted: 19 November 2013 14:09:45
Filed under: Latin America
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Latin American entrepreneurs travel to New York

Latin American entrepreneurs travel to New York
As part of a drive to share skills and expertise across North and South America, 36 entrepreneurs from Latin American countries have travelled to New York to compete in the La Idea Partnership.The entrepreneurs hailed from nine countries: Chile, ...
Posted: 14 November 2013 14:47:37
Filed under: Latin America
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WHO lauds heightened human resources for health in Brazil

WHO lauds heightened human resources for health in Brazil
The World Health Organization (WHO) has commended Brazil for its improvements in the workforce within the health sector, due in part to allowing for stronger human resources.Officials gathered in Brazil between November 10th and 13th to discuss the ...
Posted: 13 November 2013 14:32:34
Filed under: Healthcare recruitment, Latin America
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Indigenous women in Latin America need access to work

Indigenous women in Latin America need access to work
More needs to be done to ensure indigenous women in Latin America can gain greater access to work and education, a new report from the UN's Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) has warned.Fabiana Del Popolo, author of ...
Posted: 08 November 2013 14:06:27
Filed under: Latin America
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Chile found to have the highest income inequality

Chile found to have the highest income inequality
More pressure may be put on Chile to improve equal opportunities in the workplace as it has been ranked as the worst country in the world for income inequality, according to the Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD).In the ...
Posted: 06 November 2013 15:08:20
Filed under: Latin America
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Electromark to migrate to Mexico

Electromark to migrate to Mexico
The Brady Corporation is moving its Electromark business out of New York and into Mexico, which in turn is seeing a number of jobs migrate out of the US city and across the southern border.Electromark has made the decision to migrate the ...
Posted: 31 October 2013 15:23:48
Filed under: Latin America
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Female Chrysler leader recognized for innovation

Female Chrysler leader recognized for innovation
A female business leader responsible for managing Chrysler's manufacturing and assembly plants in Mexico, the US and Canada has been recognized for her innovation and social and economic impact within her field.Rajani Sinha, manager at Plant ...
Posted: 30 October 2013 13:57:52
Filed under: Latin America
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OECD urges Chile to improve employment diversity

OECD urges Chile to improve employment diversity
The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) is urging Chile to increase employment diversity by encouraging more women and young people to join the labor force.In its assessment of the country's ...
Posted: 25 October 2013 15:07:14
Filed under: Latin America
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Female employment pushed for in Chilean mining sector

Female employment pushed for in Chilean mining sector
Organisations such as Anglo American are pushing for more females to be employed in the mining sector in Chile.While many businesses are increasing female employment as a means of unlocking more talent in the workforce, certain ...
Posted: 15 October 2013 15:10:10
Filed under: Latin America
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Chrysler to create jobs in Mexico

Chrysler to create jobs in Mexico
Employment within the automobile manufacturing industry is set to grow in Mexico as Chrysler says it will be adding 500 new jobs at one of its engine plants.Reports on Tuesday October 8th suggested that Chrysler will be expanding the ...
Posted: 09 October 2013 14:42:17
Filed under: Latin America
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Tourism industry in Mexico boosted by visits to ruins

Tourism industry in Mexico boosted by visits to ruins
Hoteliers are keen to invest in Mexico, as the country attracts more international visitors to its historic ruins.Bloomberg reported that Hyatt Hotels and Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide are expanding their accommodation ...
Posted: 02 October 2013 13:24:42
Filed under: Latin America
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