A broad coalition of left-wing parties could give Mexico’s President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador the ability to amend the constitution, but the new administration has said they don’t intend on using that power to roll back energy reform. Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now On Friday, Alfonso Romo, Lopez Obrador’s future chief of staff, told Bloomberg that the incoming president wouldn’t use his vast legislative powers to reverse the energy reform. It is improbable that the energy reform will be amended, Romo said. However, if any modifications were made, these wouldn’t harm private participation in Mexico’s energy sector. Analysts had said that Mexico’s energy reform couldn’t be reversed because Lopez Obrador’s MORENA party-led coalition won an absolute majority, but not the 2/3 of the seats in both chambers of the legislature required to amend the constitution. But left-leaning legislators will […]