MEXICO: Next President

A year before the election, four months before nomination, observers last week considered as good as settled the question of who is to be Mexico's next President. To become President nowadays a Mexican must be 1) a member of Mexico's National Revolutionary Party, 2) Minister of War, 3) a good friend of Plutarco Elias Calles, Mexico's square-chinned onetime President, still its strong man and political boss. By promulgating last week a new constitutional amendment forbidding re-election of Presidents and Governors, Congress as it adjourned put President Abelardo Rodriguez out of the picture....

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