The War for Mexico’s Water
Struggling with aging infrastructure, strapped resources, and poor access, privatization is being pitched as the cure to Mexico’s water woes. But will it leave people high and dry?
- By David Adler
- July 31, 2015
MEXICO CITY—On March 22, while the United Nations celebrated World Water Day, hundreds of protestors marched down Mexico City’s Avenida de los Insurgentes toward the office of the National Water Commission. Under a smoggy sky, they chanted through loudspeakers, painted posters, and, arriving at the office, scaled the front gates and erected signs. “El agua es nuestra, carajo!” screamed one poster. The water is ours, goddamnit! A more diplomatic sign read: “El H20 no es un negocio.” Water is not a business.
For the past several months, however, that has been a matter of debate. Tiếp tục đọc “The War for Mexico’s Water” →