Tens Of Thousands In Mexico Protest Energy Reform

Tens Of Thousands In Mexico Protest Energy Reform

Via AFP:

Tens of thousands of people marched in Mexico City to protest constitutional reforms pushed through by President Enrique Pena Nieto that open the oil and gas industry to foreign investment.

An estimated 65,000 people on Friday gathered for the protest in the Zocalo, the main square in capital city, an official at the Secretariat of Public Safety told AFP.

Some 2,500 police officers were deployed but there were no incidents of violence, the official said.

The march was organized by the Party of the Democratic Revolution (PRD), the leftist opposition to the president's ruling Instituti...

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