Despite having submitted more than 800 thousand allegedly false signatures to run for president, the Electoral Tribunal decided to include Jaime Rodríguez Calderón, aka “el Bronco”, in the race for the Mexican presidency. According to reports in Mexican newspapers, former President Carlos Salinas and current President Peña, would have pushed the participation of “El Bronco” with the aim of subtracting votes to López Obrador, who, three months before the election, remains more than ten points ahead in the preferences. Also in this edition, specialists report that 90 percent of the contracts for the construction of the new airport were assigned without public input and that mogul Carlos Slim not only finances the work with three billion dollars, but his companies received 10 of the main contracts. Martha Elena Ramírez hosts this broadcast of the Voz Pública program, from Mexico City.
Guests (audio segments): Jaime Rodríguez Calderón, alias “El Bronco”; Andrés Manuel López Obrador, leading candidate in the electoral preferences; Itzan Pineda, anthropologist; Jesús Flores, architect; Julieta Lamberti, Project Research Coordinator on Organization, Development, Education and Research, Mexico City.
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