Mexico government cuts spending, claims to have saved $6bn

President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has halved his salary, sold the presidential plane and flies economy.

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    As Mexico edges closer to a recession, the government has embarked on an ambitious programme of spending cuts.

    President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador says his government has already saved $6bn.

    But while many Mexicans support the measures, others are worried that vital services are under threat.

    Al Jazeera's John Holman reports from Mexico City.


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