Mexico City, Mexico — A third presidential candidate for the 2018 Mexico elections has come forward, announcing his intentions to run.
The leader of Morena, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, registered as a candidate for de Morena on the way to the presidential elections in 2018. He also announced a series of actions that he would carry out should he be elected.
Regarding energy, he said that the fall in the production of oil, gas, gasoline, diesel and petrochemicals will stop and that the six refineries will be modernized, with two more being built to process the crude oil and thus stop importing 600,000 barrels of gasoline.
“We will avoid increases in the prices of gasoline, gas and electricity in prejudice of consumers and companies, as has unfortunately occurred,” he said.
He announced that the internal market will be promoted and strengthened without increases in taxes or public debt, since with the “savings of the fight against corruption and the elimination of fruitful expenses it will be possible to finance productive projects and job creation.”
Andrés Manuel López Obrador is the third to announce his candidacy for the upcoming bid to run Mexico, with Jose Meade and Ricardo Anaya already in the running.