MEXICO: Presidential Election

The dominant Mexican regime is that of President Plutarco Elias Calles and General Alvaro Obregon. They are friends, agrarians, Nationalists, anti-Roman Catholics. They have caused the. Constitution to be amended so that a former President (General Obregon, 1920-24) can be re-elected (TIME, Nov. 1, 1926). They have caused to be shot as revolutionaries the only other presidential candidates, General Arnulfo Gomez (he of the Kaiser-like mustachios) and General Francisco Serrano (TIME, Nov. 21 et ante}. Therefore, General Alvaro Obregon, stern, one-armed warrior, rich...

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