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Presidential pay cut: Mexican leader to slash salaries

Mexico's incoming president cuts his own salary in austerity push.

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    Mexico's president-elect has honoured an election promise, by cutting his own salary and those of other politicians.

    Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador cruised to a landslide victory two weeks ago, vowing to take on corruption and the political elite.

    He has taken a pay cut of 60 percent.

    Al Jazeera's John Holman reports from Mexico City.


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