Mexican senate approves new governor

Bank of Mexico

The Mexican senate approved the appointment of Victoria Rodriguez as Bank of Mexico governor on December 2, making her the first woman in the role.

President Andres Manuel López Obrador nominated Rodriguez on November 24. Her selection came after the president had withdrawn the nomination of former finance minister, Arturo Herrera.

On November 23, Herrera confirmed media speculations about his replacement. The president and the government did not explain the reasons for changing the candidate

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