Mexico Senate picks wife of president’s business ally for Supreme Court

Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador gives a speech marking the first 100 days of his presidency at the National Palace in Mexico City, Mexico March 11, 2019. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexico’s Senate on Tuesday chose the wife of a business ally of President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador to serve on the Supreme Court, sparking criticism that her appointment could undermine the independence of the top tribunal. At the second time of asking, the Senate voted by an overwhelming majority to approve […]

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