Mexico president calls for reduced electric consumption

López Obrador used the crisis as an opportunity to repeat his call for strengthening the state-owned power and oil companies. “The country’s public companies must be strengthened and given priority,” he said.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador urged Mexicans on Thursday, February 18th, to conserve electricity after rolling blackouts in the north and central parts of the country following problems caused by bitterly cold weather in the United States.

The cold snap

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