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Business hates Mexico's front-runner but he doesn't care

Thursday, May 10, 2018


For decades Andrés Manuel López Obrador built a following throughout Mexico the hard way: staging rallies in every one of the country’s 2,400-plus municipalities, no matter how small, no matter how distant from the centers of power.

Now, after two failed presidential bids, he’s emerged as the undisputed front-runner, enjoying an advantage of almost 20 percentage points over his nearest rival in a crowded field, but he is hated by the business elite.

Source: Bloomberg