Jun 12, 2012

2 political figures shot to death in Mexico

A state assembly candidate in the state of Guerrero and a PAN supporter in Chiapas have both been killed, marking the upcoming elections with violence. 
Associated Press: TUXTLA GUTIERREZ, Mexico -- A candidate for a state assembly seat was shot to death Monday in the Pacific coast state of Guerrero, and a supporter of President Felipe Calderon's National Action Party died of a gunshot wound in the southern state of Chiapas, marring the campaign for Mexico's July 1 national elections with bloodshed. 
The presidential and state races had been peaceful until now. Read more.

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