AMLO’s government is a “factory of the poor”, accuse federal deputies of the PRI

Mexico.- The bench of the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) in the Chamber of Deputies denounced that the government of the president Andrés Manuel López Obrador has become a “poor factory“.

Legislators of the tricolor pointed out that the federal government has misused direct support to the vulnerable population, that is, the social programs, as a mechanism of economic growth, when it is not the case.

In the analysis of Third Government Report of President López Obrador, the PRI members of the Lower House of the Congress of the Union highlighted how relevant it is to generate fiscal and financial incentives in order to attract investment, production and generation of value in the economy.

In no country in the world is direct support used as a mechanism to achieve economic growth and that is why this government is rather a factory for the poor, “said the deputies Ildefonso Guajardo and Brazil Acosta.

Last week, the 2022 Economic Package project was presented, highlighting, among other things, the almost double increase in resources that are intended to be allocated to the Pensions for the Elderly.

The parliamentary group of the Institutional Revolutionary warned that, as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Mexican economy fell more than 8% of the Gross Domestic Product (START), which is more than double that of its partners, the United States and Canada. Meanwhile, they stated that the main investment indicator accumulates 25 months in decrease, that is, even before the health contingency, it was decreasing.

Legislators opposing Morena assured that the depth of the economic crisis in Mexico is due to the fact that the federal government did not provide sufficient incentives for employment forml, which caused the closure of micro, small and large companies.

In addition to this, they emphasized that there was no correct and efficient application of public resources in support of the most vulnerable groups, since the Fourth Transformation has generated, so far, 4 million more Mexicans living in poverty,.

Currently, Mexico has 49 million Mexicans who cannot access the basic food basket, while around 15 million people do not have health services.

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The PRI fraction called not to allow the government of Mexico to continue advancing without implementing a economic strategy that it has a vision of efficient public spending, which allows the employment, health and education needs of the poorest to be met.

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