How Sexual Assault Allegations Have Divided Mexico’s Governing Party

03/02/2021

Source: The New York Times

MEXICO CITY — Basilia Castañeda said she was such a fervent believer in Mexico’s president that she founded the first chapter of his political party in her small town and stumped with the president’s son on the campaign trail.

Then, in December, the man she has accused of raping her when she was just 17 was nominated by the president’s party to run for governor of her state, Guerrero.

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