Armstrong Economics Blog/Civil Unrest Re-Posted Nov 15, 2022 by Martin Armstrong
As our models indicated, November would be a time of great civil unrest throughout the world. The latest incident occurred in Mexico where at least 200,000 people took to the streets to protest President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador’s (AMLO) proposal to reform the electoral body and Congress. The photo above was taken at Mexico City and shows only a fraction of the protestors.
The National Electoral Institute (INE) that organizes Mexico’s elections is in jeopardy. AMLO accused the INE of fraud back in 2006 and 2012 during his failed elections. He would now like to reduce Congress from 500 to 300 people and slash the Senate from 128 to 96. People are accusing Lopez Obrador of attempting to turn Mexico into a socialistic state like Cuba or Venezuela.
This is the same president who is backed by Mexico’s dangerous cartels. He visited “El Chapo’s” mother for her birthday and publicly greeted her. A politician would not enter Sinaloa territory without protection.
The opposition party would need to support AMLO’s measure for it to pass into law. People were warned that this man would never relinquish power after he was elected in 2018. Yet, the Western media praised him as the Mexican Bernie Sanders who was a simple man of the people. The proud Mexican people do not want to lose their freedom. They are standing up for their country and demanding reform.