MEXICO CITY | The Latest: Venezuela congratulates Mexico’s leftist victor

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MEXICO CITY — The Latest on Mexico’s presidential election (all times local):
8:50 a.m.

Venezuela’s socialist government is welcoming the election of Mexican leftist Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, who has spent most of the past dozen years trying to shake off allegations he’d steer Mexico toward a Venezuelan model.

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has sent a tweet calling Lopez Obrador’s presidential election victory “the triumph of truth over the lie.” He also says it opens what he calls “the broad boulevards of sovereignty and friendship” between the two countries.

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