He famously broke in tears during his speech after asking for the forgiveness of Mexico's poor. He was the grandson of , a lawyer, politician, and man of letters. The economic confidence that he fostered led to a short-term boost in economic growth, but by the time he left office, the economy had deteriorated and gave way to a severe debt crisis and a sovereign default. He held several positions in the administrations of his two predecessors before being appointed to serve as finance minister under , a close friend from childhood, between 1973 and 1975.
One of his last acts as president, announced during his annual State of the Nation address on September 1, 1982, was to order the of the country's. However, López Portillo after his presidency divorced Carmen and married in 1995 his longtime partner, the -born actress. He was the victim of a cardiac complication generated by a. López Portillo was the last of the so-called Mexican presidents.
During this time and amidst divorce proceedings with Montenegro, López Portillo died. He undertook an ambitious program to promote Mexico's economic development with revenues stemming from the discovery of new petroleum reserves in the states of and by Pemex , the country's publicly owned oil company. History, Nationalism and Politics in Mexico since 1968. The other, ultimately his successor, was , who was chosen for his financial and administrative skills, which were deemed much more necessary after the devaluation of the peso in February 1982 and the subsequent economic crisis. Sadly the aristocratic family of Silvia died in Death Camps during the occupation of. One, , would have been appointed if a man of greater political skill were needed.
In 1981, the Cancun Summit, a North-South dialogue, took place. López Portillo obtained a divorce from Carmen Romano and then married Montenegro in 2000 once Romano died. New York: The New Press 2000. Political offices Preceded by 1976—1982 Succeeded by Party political offices Preceded by Luis Echeverría Álvarez won Succeeded by Miguel de la Madrid Hurtado. Heads of State at the Cancun in 1981 During his presidential term, his critics accused him of corruption and nepotism.
Archived from on June 28, 2012. He was the brother of late Mexican novelist Margarita López Portillo, who died on May 8, 2006, of natural causes. Also, Pope visited Mexico for the first time. He was buried at the Pantheon Federal District military. Montenegro battled with López Portillo during his later years.
He was the great-great-great grandson of 1768—1840 , a Spanish explorer who was the first to enter , in present-day , and the first to view the site now occupied by. He died in when he was 83 years old. To date, he is the last Mexican president to run unopposed. When he entered office, Mexico was in the midst of an economic crisis. This passionate speech, however, did little to repair his image, and he remains one of the most unpopular Mexican presidents in recent history. Although López Portillo himself was suspected of having been involved in corruption as well, he was never charged with any crimes.
López Portillo was the only official candidate in the , being the only President in recent Mexican history to win an election unopposed. La conquista de México 1987. Subsequent presidents have all been for free trade librecambismo. Mexico: An Encyclopedia of Contemporary Culture and History. University of New Mexico Press. His tenure was marked by heavy investments in the after the discovery of new oil reserves, which propitiated initial , but later gave way to a severe after the international oil prices fell down, leading Mexico to declare a in 1982.
. Starting in the mid 1970s and through towards the late 80s, she obtained roles in several films, in which she wore little or no clothing. Her family moved to where she was raised. His presidency was also marked by widespread government corruption and. López Portillo was the last economic nationalist president to emerge from the ranks of the Institutional Revolutionary Party. When he was hospitalized with pneumonia in 2004, her visits with him were limited by his children from the previous marriage.
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