“AMLO proposes including assisted dying in new federal health plan”
(Mexico News Daily — December 15, 2018)
President Lopez Obrador [AMLO] has announced a new integrated federal health system, including the news that he favours voluntary assisted dying….
“Why don’t we implement a program for dignified death? Why not assisted dying?”
It is not currently considered in health care in Mexico, he observed, adding “these are very important questions we have to solve together.
“Mexico City legalizes right to euthanasia”
(Global Times — January 6, 2017)
Mexico City has become the first entity within Mexico to legalize euthanasia, after the issue was approved Wednesday by the city’s constitutional assembly
The right to euthanasia will be enshrined in Article 11 of Mexico City’s new constitution, which will come into force in 2018.
In January 2016, Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto signed a law, allowing Mexico City to have its own local constitution.