November 27, 2018 |
Voters in a two-day referendum have approved 10 policy proposals in Mexico, including plans to construct a new railway line across five southeastern states and build a new oil refinery in Tabasco.
The so-called Tren Maya received support from 89.9% of voters in the public consultation held over the weekend, the next administration said in a statement. The 1,525km railroad is estimated to cost between MXN120bn ($5.82bn) and MXN150bn. The line will be divided into three parts and go through the st
Voters overwhelmingly support construction of the $7bn Tren Maya and a new $2.5bn refinery in Tabasco