May 4, 2012

Presidential debate dispute riles Mexico

Fox News Latino: "Some of Mexico's presidential candidates cried foul late Wednesday after the country's second-largest broadcaster said it would air a soccer game instead of the first presidential debate Sunday.

The decision this week by broadcaster TV Azteca SAB sparked a brawl involving the candidates, the country's political parties and electoral authority, pundits, its soccer league and sports fans.

The move led to accusations that TV Azteca -- and its billionaire owner, Ricardo Salinas Pliego -- is protecting front-runner Enrique Pena Nieto, the candidate of the Institutional Revolutionary Party, Mexico's former ruling party. read more

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