Mexico's López Obrador sworn in as first leftist president in decades

Sep 2018
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The political veteran begins his six-year term with approval ratings of 56%.
His predecessor Enrique Peña Nieto leaves office with only 24% - his administration was plagued with corruption scandals and murder rates reaching record-high levels.
President López Obrador inherits an immediate foreign policy issue - what to do about the thousands of Central American migrants camping on the US-Mexico border.
Foreign dignitaries including US Vice-President Mike Pence, first daughter Ivanka Trump and Bolivian President Evo Morales attended the inauguration in the capital.
Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro did not attend the swearing-in ceremony, at which protesters unfurled a banner reading "Maduro, you're not welcome", but did go to a dinner hosted by Amlo.
Mexico swears in a leader from the left