“The only real reduction in poverty was in my administration”: Vicente Fox

Vicente Fox: “The only real reduction in poverty was in my administration”

Vicente Fox recalled that in his six-year term there was a reduction in poverty in Mexico (Photo: Cuartoscuro)

Vicente Fox was pleased that his government did have a true reduction in poverty endorsed by the National Council for the Evaluation of Social Development Policy (Coneval). This after July boltvinik, a teacher in economics and an analyst on the subject, will present hard data regarding the advancement of this demographic in the current administration.

Through his social networks, the former president for the PAN held an interview that was held in the middle But nevertheless, where Boltvinik Kalinka, he numbered certain characteristics of the subject.

“Finally the voice of the expert. Let’s see if they hear it! The only real reduction of poverty in our country was in my administration a lot of pride. These are serious and professional actions !! NOT the ‘huija’, ”Fox Quesada wrote on his official Twitter account.

During the last two years of Ernesto Zedillo and the entire six-year term of Vicente Fox, poverty was reduced (Photo: Twitter / @Viri_Rios)

During the last two years of Ernesto Zedillo and the entire six-year term of Vicente Fox, poverty was reduced (Photo: Twitter / @Viri_Rios)

During his explanation, the master of the College of Mexico (Colmex) stressed that the federal government must attend to what is referred to in the measurement to start from a base point that is reasonable and measurable, so as not to leave it in the abstract appreciation of “other data”.

“The outlook will continue to get worse and they don’t learn from mistakes. They show them that poverty is growing and Andrés Manuel López Obrador says ‘I have other data’ and when he explains what those other data are, he says that he measures the face and faith of what he believes to be a representative sample of the population. But you are wrong he only sees, talks and interacts, the little that the pandemic allows him, with the people who are followers of the 4T who are the ones who go to the rallies, the rest of the population does not, “he referred to the media.

It should be noted that this panorama had already been criticized by Marko Cortés, national president of the National Action Party (PAN), who, prior to the publication of the Coneval, had stated on multiple occasions that AMLO had left 10 million poor more in the country, something that was shown not to be the case.

With the AMLO administration there was an increase of 2.9% (Photo: Presidency of Mexico)

With the AMLO administration there was an increase of 2.9% (Photo: Presidency of Mexico)

According to the study “2020 Multidimensional Poverty Estimates”, the increase in poverty in Mexico was 2.9 percent. Cortés Mendoza assured that the figures presented by the council “are irrefutable proof that this government has increased poverty in all aspects,” where access to health services was highlighted due to the disappearance of Seguro Popular.

“Given these unfortunate data, National Action requires the federal government the urgent implementation of actions and programs that promote the development and recovery of family income. Joint actions with state governments are required to address social lags “

Contrastingly, Viridiana Rios, doctor in government from the Harvard University, read these numbers as something positive, since the researcher considered the presence of the pandemic as a factor that had an impact on the national economy.

Vicente Fox urged you to read the Coneval data (Photo: Cuartoscuro)

Vicente Fox urged you to read the Coneval data (Photo: Cuartoscuro)

“Poverty increased from 41.9% (2018) to 43.9% (2020). Less than half of what was expected (7 points more). Excellent news given the strength of the pandemic “

To explain this, he attached a graph of the Coneval in which an increase in 16.6% poverty between 1994 and 1996. That is to say, just in the period of the depression generated between the administrations of Carlos Salinas de Gortari and Ernesto Zedillo Ponce de León, both of the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI).

However, in the graph that presented these results they coincide with what was indicated by Vicente Fox, well since 1998, last biennium of Zedillo, And till 2006, last year of Fox Quesada, there was a reduction in poverty, lowering the figure from 69% to 42.7%, which represents a decrease in 26.3% in eight years; However, with the arrival of Felipe Calderon to the presidency, the indices of this demographic began to rise again.

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