Photo Release -- Ricardo Salinas Presents "Myths and Curses of the Mexican Economy," by Jacques Rogozinski, at the Feria Internacional del Libro Book Fair in Guadalajara

Ricardo Salinas and Jacques Rogozinski
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MEXICO CITY, Dec. 5, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Grupo Salinas (, a group of dynamic, fast-growing and technologically advanced companies that are deeply committed to the modernization of the countries in which they operate, announced that its Chairman, Ricardo Salinas, presented "Myths and Curses of the Mexican Economy," by Jacques Rogozinski, CEO of Nacional Financiera, at the Feria Internacional del Libro book fair in Guadalajara.

Ricardo Salinas and Jacques Rogozinski

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During his presentation, Mr. Salinas said that good public policy design is crucial for developing economies. He also noted the importance of cultural change and a revolution in education to promote future generations.

With fun culinary analogies, Jacques Rogozinski shares his views and experiences as an official of international financial organizations, and recommends not following recipes prepared elsewhere. Instead, he says that countries should find their own economic seasoning.

Ricardo Salinas said that the "recipe should nourish the development of productive sectors, competition and equal opportunities through education. Wealth does not occur by decree, but requires a favorable growth environment for companies and the development of entrepreneurs to increase the well-being of society."

Mr. Salinas is an opinion leader who writes on an array of topics. To learn more about his ideas, visit his blog at

About Grupo Salinas

Grupo Salinas ( is a group of dynamic, fast growing, and technologically advanced companies focused on creating shareholder value, building the Mexican middle class, and improving society through excellence. Created by Mexican entrepreneur Ricardo B. Salinas (, Grupo Salinas operates as a management development and decision forum for the top leaders of member companies. These companies include: Azteca ( ; Azteca America (, GrupoElektra (, Banco Azteca (, AdvanceAmerica (, Afore Azteca (, Seguros Azteca( and Grupo Iusacell ( Each of the Grupo Salinas companies operates independently, with its own management, board of directors and shareholders. Grupo Salinas has no equity holdings

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