RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In the 9th position in the Global Talent Competitiveness Index among Latin American and Caribbean nations, Brazil stands from mid to bottom of the list (of 134 countries) due to a combination of poor performance in internal education and ability to attract talent abroad.
Despite holding better positions in sub-indexes such as "access to growth opportunity" (55th place) and "level of sustainability" (53rd), the deficit in security and education affect the country's ability to compete in terms of a qualified labor force.
In addition to the federal government's budget shortfall to pay for . . .