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Arrest of former Pemex chief a huge boost for president

This week’s arrest of fugitive Emilio Lozoya, the former chief executive of the state-owned oil company Pemex, is a significant scalp for Pre

sident Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, who made rooting out corruption in the highest echelons of Mexican society a key component of his 2018 campaign.

Plane likely to be raffled, Amlo says

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador left everyone on tenterhooks Thursday, promising that he would announce the following day if he was going to raffle off his unwanted presidential plane via the National Lottery.