translated from Spanish: AMLO rejects Inegi unemployment figures

President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said he has information that there are more job opportunities, such as those linked to social programs, but are not measured because not everything is registered in the Mexican Social Security Institute (IMSS), so it has Figures other than those reported by Inegi.
The President referred to the 500,000 young people who are in the youth program building the future and 200,000 sowers. “Then we’re talking about 700,000 that are not built in and the number is going to grow.”
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During his morning lecture, López Obrador said that these advances are not recorded in the unemployment figures. “But we are going well, I would not dare to tell you lies, to say that we are going well, if it were not true; What happens that our opponents rub their hands thinking that we will go wrong and because they are going to stay with the desire because we are doing well fortunately, we are good and good. ”
Yesterday, Inegi announced that in the first quarter of the year the unemployment rate was 3.5% of the economically active population (PEA), higher than reported in the last quarter of 2018, 3.4%, and the same quarter last year , 3.3%.
The vacated population was 1.9 million people, an increase of 172,348 inhabitants compared to the same period last year.
Read The Hound here about the employment figures given by the President
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