Mexican Senate committees are set today to discuss a bill to end the nation’s seven-decade oil monopoly and open the energy industry to more foreign investment in a bid to reverse declining crude production.
Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, who lost last year’s presidential election to Enrique Pena Nieto and led protests this week against his energy overhaul, was hospitalized after suffering a heart attack today.
Enrique Pena Nieto, the presidential candidate of Mexico’s once-dominant Institutional Revolutionary Party, goes into this weekend’s televised debate with a 16-point lead in the polls after shrugging off early campaign gaffes.
A U.S. philanthropic group postponed an event for business leaders in Mexico City, where it planned to host President Enrique Pena Nieto and the U.S. ambassador, amid mounting protests against the government’s education plan.
For Pedro Hernandez, a striking elementary-school teacher from the southern state of Oaxaca, his union’s protests disrupting Mexico’s capital aren’t just about education. They’re about stopping President Enrique Pena Nieto.
A key Mexican opposition party unveiled its counter proposal to President Enrique Pena Nieto’s plan to modernize state-owned oil company Petroleos Mexicanos, rejecting changes to the constitution to attract private investment.
Mexico’s government will present a bill today to boost tax collection without applying a sales levy on food or medicine, according to two people with direct knowledge of the proposal who asked not to be identified before the plan is announced.