Monday, January 19, 2015
Mexican Presidency Announces Five Key Objectives for 2015
Presidency of the Republic Editorial Staff
The government’s five key objectives for 2015 are as
respect for the law and human rights, on the basis of the measures announced by Enrique Peña Nieto on November
27, which include reform initiatives to establish State-level Police Units, and prevent the infiltration of organized crime
in municipal authorities.
Two. Continue implementing reforms,
so that their benefits can be felt in Mexicans’ everyday lives, especially in their household economies. This is already
happening, with the elimination of long-distance phone call charges, the reduction of electricity rates, and the decision
that there will be no more gas price increases in 2015.
transparency and improve tools for fighting corruption.
up the construction of infrastructure and housing.
actions to alleviate poverty and offset the regional imbalance. As part of this objective, the government will establish
three Special Economic Zones so that Chiapas, Guerrero and Oaxaca will have the same development opportunities as the rest
of the country.
All these actions will be carried out by being in close contact with society,
listening to their concerns and proposals. The government will protect macroeconomic stability and discipline in public finances
at all times.
of the Republic, Mexico, DF, Jan. 13, 2015; translation by Presidency of the Republic