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LatinNews Daily - 15 November 2021

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In brief: Mexico claims formal jobs recovery

* Mexico’s national social security institute (IMSS) has released a new report which shows that as of 31 October it had registered a total of 20.77m jobs, exceeding the number observed before the start of the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic in March 2020. According to the same report, in October 172,688 new jobs were created in the formal sector, representing a monthly increase of 0.8%. According to the IMSS, this is the first time in the country’s history that over 170,000 new jobs have been created in two consecutive months.