Tuesday , December 12 2017

Politics

Mexico’s Meade quits, paving way for candidacy

epa06354445 Mexican Secretary of Finance Jose Antonio Meade participates in an event at the residence of Los Pinos in Mexico City, Mexico, 27 November 2017. Pena Nieto announced today the resignation of Jose Antonio Meade as finance secretary, which opens the door to the search for the PRI ruling candidate for the 2018 presidential elections.  EPA-EFE/Jose Mendez

Bloomberg Mexico Finance Minister Jose Antonio Meade resigned, stoking speculation that he will become the ruling Institutional Revolutionary Party’s candidate for president in 2018 elections. Meade’s resignation was announced during a speech by President Enrique Pena Nieto at the Los Pinos residence in Mexico City. The president also said Pemex ...

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