Monthly Archives: March 2013

Skilled labour troubles in Latin America?

This Maundy Thursday in Morocco, I found myself reading the IADB’s Educación para la transformación report on efforts to improve education quality in Latin American, given progress on the quantity side of things. The shocking finding of the day? In … Continue reading

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Free press and democracy in Mali?

Props to a press with the courage to protest in favour of free press: 95% (rfi.fr) of the Malian press engaged in silent protest, cutting publication in a move to push for the release of an editor who was imprisoned … Continue reading

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Another way to state labour troubles in North Africa

While perhaps not common knowledge among folks around the world, those who are interested in the matter are fairly aware of the significant level of unemployment in North Africa, particularly among youth. This graph (somewhat dated) shows these troubles differently, … Continue reading

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