Market Extra: Who is AMLO? Meet Mexico’s presidential hopeful

Mexicans will head to the polls to elect a new president on Sunday.

Meet Andrés Manuel López Obrador, the front-runner since the beginning of the year, who could bring about the most drastic change Mexico has seen in recent years.

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Who is AMLO?

López Obrador, widely known by his initials as AMLO, is running for the leftist Morena party, which he founded himself in 2014. Morena is a Spanish acronym for the National Regeneration Movement, or Movimiento Regeneración Nacional. López Obrador is the former mayor of Mexico City and has run for president twice before, though on labor platforms and not under Morena’s banner.

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