There are 11 crimes that the president of the Mexican Republic Oil Workers Union (STPRM), Carlos Romero Deschamps, is being accused of. These and other stories in our periodic summary of labor-related issues.
Gangs dedicated to fuel theft have been extorting fuel entrepreneurs to make them sell ‘huachicol’ (stolen fuel), Mexico’s Fuel Entrepreneurs Organization (Onexpo) said. The development of these and other stories in our periodic Security summary.
Workers from the Syndical Innovation union accused the government of working together with Carlos Romero Deschamps to delay investigations against him and ‘his people.’ These and other stories in our periodic summary of labor-related issues.
The president apologized to Mexicans if his new strategy to fight fuel theft has caused discomfort, but assured it is necessary if they want to see oil theft levels go down and eventually disappear. The development of these and other stories in our periodic Security summary.
Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador (AMLO) decided to close Pemex pipelines as a strategy to reduce fuel theft in Mexico. This generated fuel shortages around, but Moody’s Investor Service estimates that the benefits for Pemex could be large in terms of revenues.