AMLO sheds some light on the major reforms he will look to enact

Author: Adam Button | Category: News

These would be some big changes

  • To seek constitutional right to higher education
  • To seek to double minimum wage in border areas
  • To remove barriers to binding referendums
  • To end presidential immunity on corruption
  • To create public security ministry
  • To remove immunity for elected officials

Given the levels of corruption in Mexico, ending immunity seems like a great idea. Some of these things will have people worried but higher wages could help to secure a NAFTA deal. Whether Mexico can ever reach its potential will depend on getting the cartels under control and I imagine that's what the public security ministry will be trying to do, but it's easier said than done.

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