Tag Archives: English language

Mexico’s Airport Safety Plot Thickens: Uncertified Controllers Found Working

By THÉRÈSE MARGOLIS >Despite having failed admission exams, a recent internal air audit detected that more than a quarter of all air traffic controllers in Mexico have been working since 2019 in the Services to Navigation in the Mexican Air Space (Seneam). In an audit carried out in 2021 of the applicant selection process, Seneam’s Internal Control Office (OIC) found,

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Building US-Mexico Cooperation on Education, Innovation and Workforce Development

By EARL ANTHONY WAYNE     Former U.S. ambassador to Mexico and public policy fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Center in Washington, D.C. (On Jan. 25, Ambassador Wayne offered a conference on bilateral cooperation in the fields of education, innovation and workforce development at the Woodrow Wilson Center’s Mexico Institute’s Innovative Forum. This is a transcript of that presentation.) During my years as

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Mandatory English Language Classes Likely to Disappear under New Mexican Administration

By THE PULSE NESS MEXICO STAFF     As part of his plan for national social and academic development, a representative of Mexican President-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) announced last week that the new administration intends to eliminate English-language studies from the country’s public school system. Along with the elimination of currently mandatory English-as-a-second-language classes in public schools, the country’s incoming

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