Former Mexico City mayor breaks with leftist PRD, criticizes its closeness to ruling party

February 27, 2015 10:00 PM

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MEXICO CITY – Former Mexico City Mayor Marcelo Ebrard is splitting with the country's leftist Democratic Revolution Party, or PRD.

Ebrard writes in a letter of resignation that he disagrees with party leadership's increasing closeness to President Enrique Pena Nieto and the governing Institutional Revolutionary Party.

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