MEXICO CITY – 1000’s of protesters marched by central Mexico Metropolis on Saturday in one of many largest demonstrations in opposition to President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador since he took workplace nearly two years in the past.
Lots of the protesters who flocked to the large foremost sq. within the capital’s historic middle waved Mexican flags whereas some sang “Lopez out” loudly on video footage on information websites and social media.
Though polls present the left-wing president stays common, his administration of the financial system and safety information have angered many Mexicans, as has his tendency to polarize political debate between his supporters and critics.
Previous to turning into president in December 2018, Lopez Obrador was recognized for main large anti-government protests, and he mentioned this week such discontent from “conservative” critics confirmed that he was shaking the nation.
Estimates of the variety of demonstrators on the peaceable protest on Saturday assorted.
Mexico Metropolis authorities, dominated by Lopez Obrador’s occasion, mentioned 8,000 attended, whereas one of many opposition teams behind it, which has referred to as for Lopez Obrador’s resignation, mentioned greater than 150,000 attended.