Mexico City, Mexico, Jan 17, 2012 / 13:31 pm
The Catholic newspaper in Mexico City, Desde la Fe, is calling on Mexican presidential candidates to “distance themselves from organized crime, criminal groups and negative interests.”
In an editorial published on Jan. 15, Desde la Fe said it is better to be an independent, moral candidate than a manipulated and pressured government leader.”
Mexico will hold its presidential elections on July 1.
The newspaper underscored that now is the time to remind candidates “that a political career should be understood … as a path toward becoming a public servant, whose only objective should be to seek the good of all citizens and the nation.”