Mexico presidential election: Left-winger Andres Manuel López Obrador claims historic victory

Mexico presidential election: Left-winger Andres Manuel López Obrador claims historic victoryLeft-wing politician and former mayor of Mexico City Andres Manuel López Obrador has claimed a historic victory in the presidential election in Mexico. Mr López Obrador is projected to win approximately 53 per cent of the vote, which would be the largest winning margin seen for many years, as he rode a wave of public anger at poor economic growth, violence and corruption. The president-elect, better known as AMLO, has pledged to “eradicate corruption” and enact a “radical transformation” of the country.



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