Mexico election: Dealing with corruption and violence

Corruption and violent crime form a vicious circle in impoverished Mexican areas, but there are hopes the new president elected on Sunday can help break the cycle.


    It's election day in Mexico and leftist Andres Lopez Obrador is the frontrunner.

    He's gained popularity because of promises to deal with violence and corruption.

    Many of the country's poorest citizens say they get little to no help from authorities when a family member is murdered.

    Al Jazeera's Lucia Newman reports from Mexico City.


    Meet the deported nurse aiding asylum seekers at US-Mexico border

    Meet the deported nurse helping refugees at the border

    Francisco 'Panchito' Olachea drives a beat-up ambulance around Nogales, taking care of those trying to get to the US.

    The rise of Pakistan's 'burger' generation

    The rise of Pakistan's 'burger' generation

    How a homegrown burger joint pioneered a food revolution and decades later gave a young, politicised class its identity.

    'We will cut your throats': The anatomy of Greece's lynch mobs

    The brutality of Greece's racist lynch mobs

    With anti-migrant violence hitting a fever pitch, victims ask why Greek authorities have carried out so few arrests.