By Herb Kernecker

ISBN-10: 0844227838

ISBN-13: 9780844227832

By no means believe like a stranger in Mexico back! what's a suitable reward for a kid on November 2? what's the right method to tackle humans you meet for the 1st time? a majority of these solutions and extra are available in while in Mexico, Do because the Mexicans Do, a enjoyable and interesting ebook that teaches you approximately Mexico's tradition, language, and folks. It good points a hundred and twenty exciting multiple-choice questions which are cross-referenced to interesting articles on popular culture, customs, habit, background, purchaser tendencies, literature, vacationer attractions, enterprise, language, and extra. additionally integrated are keyword phrases and beneficial expressions, informative charts, and internet sites for additional reference.

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The 10- and 20-peso coins have a counterpart in bills of the same value. The six bills come in a variety of colors and depict famous Mexicans. The 10-peso bill shows the legendary Emiliano Zapata (1879–1919), a hero of the Mexican Revolution, fighting for distribution of the land with his famous slogan, Tierra y libertad (land and freedom). This bill is still in circulation although it is no longer printed. The 20-peso bill features Benito Juárez (1806–1872), probably the most prominent politician of the nineteenth century.

Finally, there are the Mexican-made telenovelas, a huge industry that produces endless series of melodramatic soap operas with promising names like Prisionera (The Prisoner), La heredera (The Heiress), or Amarte es mi pecado (Loving You Is My Sin). com/telenovelas/heredera —Mexican telenovelas (S) EDUCATION Public Education lthough the opportunity may be lacking, every child in Mexico has the right and obligation to go to school. The system in place structures very rigidly the formative years of young citizens into a prescribed sequence of schooling.

The workers would be able to raise their living standards by holding a secure job with health-care coverage, eventually get more education and training, increase their benefits, move out of the company-provided housing, and slowly make Mexico a more prosperous country of many opportunities. But reality shows that maquiladoras are little more than tightly controlled sweatshops. The daily pay of about US$4 affords the workers, mostly young women, little luxury. Some companies hand out food bonuses at the end of the week.

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