Tuesday, July 31, 2018
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latin am leaders- brazil ... argentina (host g20) ecuador unga head 2018-0219 ... mexico López Obrador won the 2018 presidential race by a landslide. He was the candidate for Juntos Haremos Historia, a coalition between the left-wing Labor Party, right-wing Social Encounter Party, and MORENA. He has proposed increases in financial aid for students and the elderly, amnesty for some drug war criminals, universal access to public colleges, cancellation of the New Mexico City International Airport, a referendum over an energy reform that ended Pemex's monopoly in the oil industry, stimulation of the country's agricultural sector, delay of the renegotiations of NAFTA until after the elections, building of more oil refineries, increased spending for welfare, cutting politicians' salaries to avoid debt spending or higher taxes and decentralization of the executive cabinet by moving government departments and agencies from the capital to the states.