Mexico’s new infrastructure investment vehicles: the case of the Cerro de Oro hydroelectric project
This article analyzes global trends in financing for infrastructure. It looks at changes in Mexico’s laws, policies, and programs and how it has effected their infrastructure investment models and the use of public pension funds. Furthermore, it examines how this model is reflected in the case of the Cerro de Oro hydroelectric project in the state of Oaxaca, which has involved numerous violations of the rights of local communities. This article reflects the importance in ensuring the use of public resources to be made more transparent so that the projects in which they are invested can be monitored. Thus, allowing taxpayers to see how their funds are being used and to have the opportunity to give their consent.
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