Mexico Election: Grieving Widow Defies Criminal Gangs

More than 130 candidates have been killed in Mexico during a deadly election campaign leading up to general and presidential elections on Sunday.

Carmen's husband was one of the victims, shot dead six weeks ago in broad daylight after a rally.

Now the grieving widow is running for office herself.

Posted June 29, 2018


Reporting by Clive Myrie, filmed by Darren Conway for BBC News at Ten, edited by Franz Strasser.

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