Mexico election: Protest group ‘I am 132′ holds debate

BBC News, 6/20/2012

Three of Mexico’s presidential candidates have taken part in an online debate organised by a student protest movement known as #YoSoy132 (I am 132).

Josefina Vazquez Mota, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador and Gabriel Quadri answered questions over the internet.

But front-runner Enrique Pena Nieto, the main target of the group’s protests, declined to take part, saying the debate would not be neutral…

The debate was unprecedented, says BBC Mundo’s Ignacio de los Reyes, but it is difficult to gauge how many people it reached or whether it did anything to change the electoral panorama.

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