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Blame Politics for Mexico’s Recession, Not Just the Pandemic

June 10, 2020

MEXICO CITY - The president of Mexico, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, has argued that the coronavirus crisis “fits like a glove” He never clarified what he meant by that, but the pandemic came at just the right time to provide yet another excuse for the failures of his administration Only mirages do not last - much less when they involve millions of unemployed people with no source of income or support The easy part is blaming something rather as unfathomable as this virus for the deepening of a recession that started a year ago and for the ever-growing political rift provoked and...

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