Philanthropist and retired businessman Daniel Chavez Moran, credited with the modernization of the tourism industry in Mexico in the 1990s, remains focused on building future growth opportunities for his home country and all of Latin America through the nonprofit Vidanta Foundation which he founded in 2005.
The Foundation recently sponsored an international seminar, “The Bicentennial Opportunity,” in Mexico City in conjunction with the Carolina Foundation of Spain, the Democracia y Desarrollo Foundation of Chile, the Center for Research and Teaching of Economics (CIDE) and the magazine Nexos.
Among the seven books presented were these two titles on Mexico’s future:
México 2010. El Juicio del Siglo, 2010
Edited by María Amparo Casar and Guadalupe González and published by Taurus, the book brings together six prominent Mexican researchers who analyze the path followed by Mexico between 1910 and 2010. The authors offer essays on: politics, economy, society, international relations, justice and security, and the thought and culture in Mexico. They are: Maria Amparo Casar, Francisco Suarez Davila, Federico Reyes Heroles, José Ramón Cossio, Guadalupe Gonzalez and Hector Aguilar Camin, respectively.
México 2010. Hipotecando el Futuro, Ciudad de México, 2010
Edited by Erika Ruiz Sandoval and published by Taurus, the book contains eights essays writen by: Nicolas Alvarado, Gerardo Esquivel, Silva E. Giorguli Saucedo, Fausto Hernández Trillo, Alejandro Moreno, Erika Ruiz Sandoval, Pedro Salazar Ugarte, Jesus Silva-Herzog Márquez. From a discerning eye, disenchanted and lucid, they present a series of reflections on the path that Mexico could take in the spheres of politics, economics, international relations and culture.
For more information on Daniel Chavez Moran and the publications of the Vidanta Foundation, read here.