Mexico’s next president chooses unarmed lawyers, doctors, engineers to guard him

Mexico's President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador makes declarations to the media after a meeting with President Enrique Pena Nieto at National palace in Mexico city, Mexico August 9, 2018. REUTERS/Henry Romero

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexican president-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Thursday he will abandon the secret service-style protection used by his predecessor in favour of a security detail of 20 unarmed men and women, including lawyers, doctors and engineers. Since winning a landslide election victory on July 1, leftist Lopez Obrador has painted […]

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