A leftist populist could be Mexico's next president — in part because of corruption allegations against a rival
03/31/2018 San Diego Union Tribune
Standing before a roaring crowd in Mexico City at the official launch of his presidential campaign, candidate Ricardo Anaya seethed with anger.
“In the last weeks … there have been all kinds of lies,” he said. “From here on we tell the government and the authors of this dirty war that the more resistance we face, the more force we’ll take off with."
Mexico’s election campaign officially opens this weekend, freeing the four candidates who have qualified for the July 1 ballot to register with the government and start spending heavily on advertisements. But the race — and the drama — have been heating up for months.