Friday, 6 January 2017

Mexico: Protests Rage as Petrol Prices Shoot Up 20%

Mexicans have demonstrated for a fifth-straight day against a sudden increase in the cost of fuel. Government deregulation has sent prices surging more than 20 percent since January 1.

The latest protest follows a night of widespread looting across several cities with hundreds of stores ransacked.

Al Jazeera’s John Holman reports from Mexico City.