Mexico Politics

September 9, 2012 - 5:38 PM
Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, former presidential candidate of the Democratic Revolution Party (PRD), gives a thumbs up to his supporters at Mexico City's main plaza, the Zocalo, Sunday, Sept. 9, 2012. Lopez Obrador, who led Mexico's main leftist party in the past two presidential elections announced Sunday he is leaving it behind and may start a new party, throwing uncertainty over the future of the nation's political left. (AP Photo/Christian Palma)