Sunday, January 15, 2012

Mexico's rank of "economic freedom": 54/179

The conservative Heritage Foundation is out with a new ranking of "economic freedom." Mexico scores 54 out of 179; the "top" Latin American country is, not unexpectedly, Chile, on 8th place - two places ahead of the United States.

No. 1 is Hong Kong.

Take the report for what it is worth, from a far-right outfit: Among the indicators are "Labor Freedom," which does not refer to the ease and freedom of forming and joining unions and their rights, but rather, from the business point of view, freedom from unions.

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