UPDATE 1-Mexico jobless rate rises in May amid weak recovery

lunes 23 de junio de 2014 09:24 GYT

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    MEXICO CITY, June 23 (Reuters) - Mexico's seasonally
adjusted unemployment rate rose in May to its highest since
March, the national statistics agency said on Monday, pointing
to a sluggish labor market in Latin America's No. 2 economy.
    Mexico is struggling to recover from a slowdown last year,
and the government has cut back economic growth expectations to
2.7 percent this year after a weaker-than-expected first
                      May 2014    April 2014  May 2013
 Jobless rate (s/a)   5.00        4.90        5.01
 Jobless rate         4.92        4.84        4.93

 (Reporting by Michael O'Boyle; Editing by Lisa Von Ahn)