Monday, October 20, 2008

Mexican corruption

Sometimes the profound corruption of Mexico can leave even an old observer simply gobsmacked. From a piece in the Houston Chronicle:
Tens of thousands of teachers are blocking highways and seizing government buildings across Mexico to protest a federal education reform ending their longtime practice of selling their jobs or giving them to their children.

Read all here. What can you hope for from a country where teachers' jobs are considered property that can be sold or bequeathed?

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