Sonic Trace: Understanding Mexico’s presidential election

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why the Mexican election should matter to him — an undocumented teenager living in Los Angeles. Luis was born in Mexico, but came to LA as a baby and feels more American than Mexican. On today’s “To the Point” we heard Luis’ story.

The election is this weekend in Mexico and Luis talks about the likely return of the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI), which ruled Mexico for 71 years until it was rejected 12 years ago and about a youth movement against continued corruption. What’s happened to the promises of real democracy and the end of corruption?  Here’s a rundown of the candidates. And here’s more on Sonic Trace.