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López Obrador moves from promises to policy

Andy Uhler Jul 3, 2018
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López Obrador moves from promises to policy

Andy Uhler Jul 3, 2018
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Mexico’s President-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador made a lot of promises on the campaign trail. He promised everything from curbing corruption and kickbacks in the energy sector to extending the social safety net. When it comes to energy, how much of his rhetoric will really turn into policy?

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