Exfirst lady says shell seek Mexicos presidency in 2018

first_imgFILE – In this Jan. 13, 2008, file photo, Mexico’s former president Felipe Calderon, right, accompanied by his wife Margarita Zabala, waves upon their arrival to a military airport in Guatemala City. Zabala announced on Sunday, June 14, 2015, her intention to run for president of Mexico in the 2018 elections. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo, File) Zavala has been an activist in the conservative National Action Party of her husband, who ended his six-year term on Dec. 1, 2012. PAN is the main opposition party, but it lost seats in June 7 midterm elections and is facing a process of internal restructuring and a leadership overhaul.Zavala said the party needs to find “a national leader of consensus” and narrow the gap between politicians and Mexico’s voters, many of whom complain about corruption in government.“I will tour the country to listen to people, to talk about our potential and what we want,” she said.Copyright © The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Ex-FBI agent details raid on Phoenix body donation facility Top Stories Here’s how to repair and patch damaged drywall New Valley school lets students pick career-path academies Comments   Share   Arizona families, Arizona farms: working to produce high-quality milk Milstead says best way to stop wrong-way incidents is driving sober Clean energy: Why it matters for Arizona Sponsored Stories Arizona families, Arizona farms: A legacy of tradition embracing animal care and comfort through modern technology MEXICO CITY (AP) — In a story Sunday, The Associated Press misspelled the last name of Mexico’s former first lady, Magarita Zavala. Here is a version of the story with the correct spelling:The wife of Mexico’s former President Felipe Calderon says she intends to run for president in the 2018 election.In a video posted on social media Sunday, Margarita Zavala said she wants to build a national movement of citizens who have lost faith with politicians.last_img

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