Rioting and Looting Follow Government Fuel Hike in Mexico

StoryfulPublished: January 13, 20177 views
Published: January 13, 2017

<p>Widespread protests emerged in Mexico in the days after January 1, when the <a href="" target="_blank">government introduced a large fuel hike</a>. The move is part of the government’s plans to liberalize the country’s energy market, but has prompted outrage.</p><p>On the night of January 3, looting began in some supermarkets in several areas, culminating in some rioting, as seen here. There have been large <a href="" target="_blank">blockades</a> by various groups in response to the move.</p><p>See also video <a href="" target="_blank">here</a> and <a href="" target="_blank">here</a> for reference. We are seeking originals.</p>

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