Tuesday, January 10, 2017
Protesting in Mexico
Why are they protesting?
Mexicans were enraged by the 20 percent fuel price hike announced over the weekend as part of a government deregulation of the energy sector. The change boosted the average price for a liter of premium gasoline to 17.79 pesos (about .90 cents). That makes 4 liters, or about a gallon, equal to nearly as much as
's just raised minimum wage for a day's work - 80 pesos (about $4.00 a day). Mexico
$4.00 a day minimum wage! No wonder they are over-running our borders.
Link to story and photo's:
Mexico gas protests, looting leave 2 dead, 600 arrested
by: MARK STEVENSON, Associated Press Updated: Jan 5, 2017
Link to another story and photo's worth reading:
Border Bridges Closed Amid Mexican Gas Price Riots
by ILDEFONSO ORTIZ 10 Jan 2017http://www.breitbart.com/border/2017/01/10/border-bridges-closed-amid-mexican-gas-price-riots/
, Breitbart Nogales, AZ