Tag Archives: National Council for the Evaluation of Social Development Policy

Mexico’s Impoverished Children Hardest Hit by Education Backlog

XINHUA Children living in impoverished areas are the most vulnerable group in Mexico due to a lack of adequate education services during the covid-19 pandemic, according to Maria Teresa Reyes Ruiz, a social sciences researcher at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM). Most households suffered a drop in income or unemployment of at least one family member, impacting the

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AMLO’s Bienestar Universities Cost Millions, Educate Few

By THE PULSE NEWS MEXICO STAFF With 140 campuses nationwide, President Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s (AMLO) highly touted Benito Juárez García Bienestar Universities (UBBJ) have not had the public response that the president would have liked. In fact, enrollment is so low that some of the Bienestar universities barely have anyone registered for classes, such as the one in Yahualica,

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Mexico’s Government Abandons Its Disabled Community

By KELIN DILLON In the two years of the current presidential administration, Mexico’s government only gave out scholarships to 10 percent of its disabled population, while cutting millions of pesos in funding from the organization that defends their human rights, leaving the country’s disabled community hung out to dry amid the devastating covid-19 pandemic. According to the National Institute of

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