Mexico: Lopez Obrador Claims to Have Unilaterally Blocked Education Reforms

Apr 17, 2019 | 20:41 GMT


Mexico's populist president, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, won the presidency in July 2018 promising to overturn unpopular reforms. But so far, he has been stymied in his efforts to go after education reform because of his lack of a two-thirds majority in the Mexican Senate. Lopez Obrador has now decreed an end to the reform. Though the courts are likely to overturn this decree, he will still reap the political benefits of his announcement....

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