Sunday, April 26, 2015

México Ranks #14 as Happiest Country in the World

 by Murry Page
25 Apr 15

According to the new World Happiness Report 2015, the 10 happiest countries are Switzerland, Iceland, Denmark, Norway, Canada, Finland, Netherlands, Sweden, New Zealand, and Australia. México ranked number 14 in the survey of a 158 countries, just ahead of the United States, which came in at the 15th spot.

The unhappiest country in the world was Togo, followed by Burundi and Syria, according to the 2015 report.

Jeffrey Sachs, Director of the Earth Institute at Columbia University said that the aspiration of any society is that each of its members can flourish in their abilities. He added, “This report provides evidence on how to achieve social welfare. It is not only about money, but about justice, honesty, trust and good health.”

(from El Sol de Mazatlán)

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