Newly-Elected Mexican President Is Planning To Reduce Military Spending

Mexican President-elect Andres Mannuel Lopez Obrador to cancel a $1.36 billion order for 8 MH-60R Seahawk helicopters

Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, Mexico’s new president, is making plans to put national interests first and to reduce…

We know of the order to purchase eight gunships for the Mexican Navy made to the government of the United States for a total value of 25 billion pesos ($1.36 billion). That purchase will be canceled, because we cannot [afford] this expense."