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Mexico’s Change Election


Mexico’s Change Election

Ruth Conniff

Mexico’s populist president-elect, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, commonly known by his initials, AMLO, swept the July 1 presidential election, winning in state after state where the ruling Partido Revolucionario Institucional (PRI) had long dominated politics at every level.


Good article… shows how deeply endemic the corruption in Mexico is. I lived in Mexico for 15 years… the Mexican people are, in general, quite wonderful, warm, human and so down to earth. I wish them success in what looks like a steep climb to a nation of social justice.