Mexico’s president-elect brings hope to economy

Mexico's Peso has its strongest week in six years following the election, a resurgence linked to the country's new leader, who won by a landslide.


Mexican president-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador plans to slash his salary as a part of an austerity push.

While Lopez Obrador doesn’t officially take office until December, he’s already having an impact on the country’s economy.

CGTN’s Alasdair Baverstock reports.

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Alasdair Baverstock MA is an award-winning multimedia foreign correspondent based in Mexico City, with more than five years of experience covering Latin America. Originally from London, and with full NCTJ certification, he specialises in news and feature journalism for print, radio and television. His work has previously been used as set-texts in British A-Level examinations. He currently works as CGTN America's Mexico correspondent, and has formerly published work in TIME Magazine, Daily Mail, The Atlantic, Penthouse, Fox News, BBC, Daily Telegraph, TRT World, and others.


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