This Saturday March 18 The AMLO march is held in which the president will commemorate the 85th anniversary of the Oil Expropriation with an event in the Zócalo of the capital.
President Andrés Manuel López Obrador made the invitation a few days ago for citizens to join this event.
As part of the details It is known that there will be a concert although it was not reported who the artists or speakers will be.
“Tomorrow we are going to remember that historic, patriotic decision of General Lázaro Cárdenas. We are going to gather in the CDMX square at 5:00 in the afternoon to commemorate one more anniversary of the Oil Expropriation,” President López Obrador said on Friday about the event on March 18.
The Morena deputies They announced that they will pay for the transfer of party supporters and will also attend the march.
The coordinator of Morena in the Chamber of Deputies, Ignacio Mier, said that all legislators had the indication to attend the demonstration in support of the government of the Fourth Transformation.
Mario Delgadonational president of the party, reported that a campaign was carried out to convene the entire country.
Road closures and Metro stations closed due to the AMLO march
The event will take place around 5:00 p.m., so it is expected that the circulation of cars will be cut off in the Historic Center area.
Among the streets affected are Axis 1 NorthCentral Axis Lázaro Cárdenas, José María Izazaga and Axis 1 Oriente.
The Metro announced through its Twitter account that the Zócalo-Tenochtitlan station on Line 2 will remain closed until further notice.
#MetroNotice: The Zócalo-Tenochtitlan station on Line 2 remains closed until further notice. You can use the Allende, Pino Suárez and Bellas Artes stations as an alternative.
– MetroCDMX (@MetroCDMX) March 18, 2023
The alternatives and the closest stations are Allende, Pino Suárez and Bellas Artes; which are the closest to reach the CDMX base for the AMLO march.
Minute by minute, the AMLO rally for the anniversary of the Oil Expropriation continues here
4:30 p.m.: They report rain in the vicinity of the capital’s Zócalo, prior to the event headed by AMLO.
2:30 p.m.: The arrival of vehicles continues in the vicinity of the Historic Center; rain surprises attendees.
2:00 p.m. They close the circulation in Plaza de Constitución and in surrounding streets for the event of the “Anniversary of the Oil Expropriation”.
1:30 p.m.: Line 4 of the Metrobús suspends service due to the presence of protesters. There is no service from the Cuauhtémoc Delegation to the San Carlos Museum.
13:00: Vehicles arrive in the vicinity of the Historic Center, the Monument to the Revolution and Paseo de la Reforma Avenue, for the event in the Zócalo of the capital at 5:00 p.m.