TITLE

Ferocious Differences

AUTHOR(S)
Castaneda, Jorge G.
PUB. DATE
July 1995
SOURCE
Atlantic;Jul1995, Vol. 276 Issue 1, p68
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the devaluation of the Mexican peso with the inauguration of Mexican President Ernesto Zedillo. Particular attention is given to the cultural and socioeconomic disparities between Mexico and the United States. The author suggests that with the implementation of the North American Free Trade Agreement, Mexicans lost jobs and job opportunities. The author analyzes the forces behind the American misconceptions related to the Mexican economy.
ACCESSION #
9507180576

 

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