“I’m not going to limit myself to condemning corruption and calling for its eradication; I also want to set out . . . a new politics, a different economic model, and the strengthening of cultural, moral, and spiritual values that can revitalize our nation.”
The stunning victory of Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) in yesterday’s Mexican presidential elections follows a campaign that pledged to tackle corruption, halt privatization of the oil industry, invest in education and infrastructure, open a dialogue with the country’s drug cartels, and oppose Donald Trump’s border wall.