Mexican president’s approval rating plumbs new low

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto's approval rating has fallen to an all-time low, according to a poll published on Thursday, and is seen as being punished for lackluster economic growth as well as his failure to crack down on corruption and ongoing drug violence.

The president's approval rating decreased to just 23 percent, down seven percentage points since April, according to local newspaper Reforma - a record low that reinforces the public's dissatisfaction with the ruling Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI), which was routed in regional elections in June.

The figure marked the lowest approval rating for a . . .

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