Mexico’s education, energy and communication reforms are slow to appear

President Enrique Pena Nieto visits a drilling platform operated by Pemex, which faces reform (photo: dpa)
President Enrique Pena Nieto visits a drilling platform operated by Pemex, which faces reform (photo: dpa)

Mexico’s Enrique Pena Nieto began his presidential term with a bang nearly two years ago, announcing radical reforms of the three areas which most analysts regarded as the bottlenecks preventing growth. But powerful unions, cronyism, inefficiency and a sluggish economy are making those reforms difficult to progress and it now appears that any changes in the near future will be very modest.

Mexico’s education, energy and communication reforms are slow to appear

<em>Mexico is stuck on the cusp of major reforms. The PRI government has promised big improvements in education, energy and communications, sectors crucial to the nation’s economic development. But preliminary di...

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