Mexico: Top court suspends parts of electoral reform bill
27 March 2023 | 5:26 am
Thousands of Mexicans have protested against the bill, saying it undermines democracy and tips the balance of power in favor of the ruling party of President Lopez Obrador ahead of the 2024 presidential elections.
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