ACHIEVEMENTS 4 YEARS AFTER THE HISTORIC DEMOCRATIC VICTORY OF ANDRÉS MANUEL LÓPEZ OBRADOR IN THE 2018 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS
▪️ Major infrastructure projects have been undertaken, such as the Felipe Ángeles International Airport serving the Mexico City metropolitan area and the Olmeca Oil Refinery, with public investment, and without contracting debt.
▪️ There are now 25 million families who are enrolled in social programs and directly receive one or more economic subsidies from the federal government. These include scholarships, food subsidies for senior citizens, and support for the disabled.
▪️ Priority is being given to domestic food production to mitigate the effects of inflation, supporting agriculture with fertilizers and programs such as “Guarantee Prices”, “Planting Life”, “Production for Wellbeing”.
▪️ Public education is being strengthened through the “School is Ours” program, increasing teachers’ salaries and formalizing the employment status of 400,000 employees in the sector.
▪️ We are protecting the environment with the creation of ecological parks, as well as the largest reforestation program in the world, which involves the planting of 1.2 billion trees and an annual investment of 1.45 billion dollars.
▪️ More than 89 million people have been vaccinated against COVID 19 and the health sector is being bolstered through the increased supply of medicines, hiring specialists, and modernizing hospitals.
▪️ Despite the world crisis derived from the pandemic and exacerbated by the war in Ukraine, the peso has not been devalued. On the contrary, the country’s currency has strengthened, positioning it as the strongest in Latin America. Moreover, inflation in Mexico is lower than in Europe and the United States.
▪️ Advances in public security have translated into a 30 percent decrease in federal crimes, a 5 percent decline in intentional homicides, a 44 percent drop in kidnappings, and a 40 percent fall in vehicle theft.
▪️ With the collaboration of the Ministry of National Defense and the Ministry of the of the Navy, direct assistance was provided to 20,000 families affected by Hurricane Agatha.
▪️ Construction of hydraulic work projects are underway to spur agricultural development and energy production, as well as to increase the availability of water for household consumption.
▪️ The number of jobs existing before the COVID 19 pandemic has been surpassed and salaries have increase 67 percent in real terms.