As other Latin American governments pass big stimulus packages to fight the COVID-19 outbreak, Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador has opted for austerity. Why? Is there any chance he changes his mind? Vanessa Rubio Márquez, a senator and Mexico’s former undersecretary of finance and public credit, spoke to AQ’s Editor-in-chief Brian Winter about the response so far – and a different path forward..
Vanessa Rubio Márquez is a Mexican senator and the former undersecretary of finance and public credit.
Brian Winter is the editor-in-chief of Americas Quarterly.
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