President of Mexico Enrique Peña Nieto presented his energy reform proposal with a huge television campaign using the image of former president Lázaro Cárdenas, the hero of the Mexican oil expropiation of 1938. The energy reform is expected to be approved in September, with the support of legislators from all three major political parties. The proposal modifies two articles of the Mexican Constitution and allows contracts with foreign companies.This edition also looks at the nomination of journalist Francisco Huerta to posthumously receive the Belisario Domínguez Medal from Mexico’s Senate. Martha Elena Ramírez hosts Voz Pública from Mexico City.
Guests: Enrique Peña Nieto, President of Mexico (pretaped audio); Raúl Carrancá y Rivas, Ph.D. in Constitutional Law, Professor at the National Autonomous University of Mexico; Bernardo Bátiz Vázquez, Former Prosecutor of Mexico City.
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