The Debate

Mexico swings left: Firebrand Lopez Obrador tipped for historic win

He likes to call himself a "high-risk politician." No, we're not talking about Donald Trump, but the man who come Sunday could become Mexico's first-ever left-wing president. Supporters hail André Manuel Lopez Obrador as a crusading maverick, detractors as a populist demagogue. We'll ask how the 64-year-old former mayor of Mexico City went from perennial loser to runaway favourite.

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Produced by Charles WENTE, Selina SYKES and Van MEGUERDITCHIAN.

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