The Chamber of Deputies approved stripping top officials of legal immunity they enjoyed, including the nation’s president, who may be accused of treason and crimes and misdemeanors.
PRI presidential candidate, José Antonio Meade, hailed the decision to stop granting legal immunity to top officials in Mexico. He criticized Morena Presidential candidate Andrés Manuel López Obrador because he hired a small aircraft taxi.
Presidential frontrunner Andrés Manuel López Obrador said that even if in next Sunday’s debate all the other contenders insult him or gang up to attack him he will keep his calm. He hailed the decision to remove legal immunity from top officials.
PAN-PRD presidential candidate Ricardo Anaya said López Obrador only wants to impose his point of view in the issue of the new airport.
Former first lady and independent candidate Margarita Zavala said she would take Friday and Saturday off to prepare for Sunday’s debate. Her husband, former president and PAN politician Felipe Calderón will be her special guest.
Morena candidate for Mexico City governor Claudia Sheinbaum said Wednesday’s debate went well but there was insufficient time to present her proposals.
PAN-PRD candidate for Mexico City mayor Alejandra Barrales said the debate went well and criticized her rival Sheinbaum.
PRI federal deputy candidate Edel Chona Morales was shot at on the Acapulco highway and was unharmed in the attack. New Alliance condemned the attention its candidate for Zumpango candidate, Mario Chávez.
Morena deputy Vladimir Herández called on Mexico State governor Alfredo del Mazo to guarantee the security and peace of Mexico State residents during the elections.
The chairman of the Mexican Business Owners Confederation, the Coparmex, Gustavo de Hoyos, said the private sector is neither bitterly any of the presidential candidates or very tight with any of them.
Foreign Affairs Secretary Luis Videgaray and Economy Secretary Ildefonso Guajardo were set to be in Washington, D.C. for a work visit Thursday and Friday.
UNAM information technologies expert Fabián Romo said that social media has the power to influence Mexican voting.
The Mexican Bishop’s Conference demanded justice in the killing of priest Rubén Alcántara, of the Cuautitán Izcalli diocese, in Mexico State.
Authorities have taken 135 DNA samples of relatives of 114 people who went missing in 2018 in Morelia and Lázaro Cárdenas.
The dollar sold at 18.77 pesos per dollar and the minimum buying rate was 17.20 pesos per dollar in banks in Mexico City.