Mexico president announces new airport project, faces criticism

Scrapping one airport to build another, is Mexico's new airport a legacy project or a white elephant?

    Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has announced the construction of a controversial new airport in Mexico City.

    But the president is facing heavy criticism over the plans, after cancelling a multibillion-dollar airport project that was almost halfway complete.

    Al Jazeera's Manuel Rapalo reports from Mexico City.


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