Mexico, Dec. 4 (Notimex) -. Educational reform taking place in Mexico represents a quantum leap if applied as intended, said the chief of staff of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), Gabriela Ramos Patiño.
In presenting the results of the International Program for Student Assessment (PISA) at the National Museum of Anthropology, she stated that in the last decade some decisions were going in the right direction, but there was no cohesion between them.
Among them she mentioned those taken in the field of assessment, which did not serve to move forward specifically in teaching. Ramos Patiño said...
Mexico, Dec. 4 (Notimex) -. President Enrique Peña Nieto commended the Senate for passing the political reform in the early hours of Wednesday.
In his Twitter account @ EPN, the president wrote: "I congratulate the Senate for passing the Constitutional Reform in political-electoral matters."
"This reform aims to strengthen our democracy at all levels of government and to make a more efficient and modern state," Peña wrote in another tweet.
The reform also provides for the re-election of federal and local legislators and mayors, the annulment of the elections for exceeding the ceiling of campaign expenses and the creatio...
Mexico, Dec. 4 (Notimex).- The National Weather Service (NWS) forecasts cold to mild temperatures and clear to partly cloudy skies for the Valley of Mexico on Wednesday.
NWS detailed that Mexico City will have cold temperatures in the morning and at night and mild to warm temperatures in the evening, ranging between 7°C and 26°C, and variable wind directions 15 to 25 km/h.
For the State of Mexico the agency forecasts cold temperatures in the morning and at night, mainly in mountainous areas, and mild to warm temperatures in the evening, ranging between 5°C and 23°C, and variable wind directions 10 to 20 km/h.
Tokyo, Dec. 3 (Notimex) - The World Trade Organization (WTO) opened today in the Indonesian island of Bali its 9th ministerial conference in order to revive the Doha Round of global trade liberalization, launched since 2001.
During four days of work, trade ministers of the 159 member countries of the WTO will seek to promote a series of trade agreements, especially in agriculture, where divergences paralyzed negotiations on the Doha Round.
The meeting was inaugurated by WTO CEO Roberto Azevedo and Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, who expressed confidence in the WTO achieving a final agreement on global trade...
Geneva, Dec. 3 (Notimex).- The number of Syrian children requiring urgent humanitarian assistance increased to 5.5 million, warned UNICEF, noting that the number of vulnerable children by armed conflict has quadrupled in a year.
"The scale of the humanitarian response needed for the looming winter is unprecedented," a spokeswoman for the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF), Marixie Mercado told a news conference in Geneva
"In December of last year, there were approximately 1.15 million children affected by the crisis inside Syria, with an additional 232,000 Syrian children living as refugees in neighboring countries," the spokesm...
Mexico, Dec. 2 (Notimex) -. The National Regeneration Movement Leader (Morena) and twice presidential candidate, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, suffered Tuesday a myocardial infarction and is currently recovering well.
In a press conference Dr. Patricio Ortiz explained that Obrador was admitted at 02:30 hours (local time) to the hospital Médica Sur with clinical evidence of myocardial infarction.
After being treated for half an hour in the hospital catheterization room, he underwent coronary surgery with successful outcome and so far has evolved favorably.
Mexico, Dec. 3 (Notimex).- President Enrique Peña Nieto wished a speedy to the leader of the National Regeneration Movement (Morena), Andrés Manuel López Obrador.
In his Twitter account @ EPN, the president wrote: "I have been informed that @ lopezobrador entered the hospital. I wish him a speedy and full recovery".