Head of Mexico’s ruling party resigns after record loss

Rene Juarez Cisneros, president of the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI), addresses supporters at the party's headquarters in Mexico City, Mexico July 1, 2018. REUTERS/Ginnette Riquelme

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – The head of Mexico’s ruling Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) stood down on Monday after the party’s record defeat in the July 1 presidential election, reducing the long-dominant force of Mexican politics to a fraction of its former strength. Battered by corruption scandals, surging violence and poor economic growth, the centrist PRI […]

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