Rival protesters clash as anger flares about Mexican candidate accused of rape

Video shared on social media showed one woman hitting another woman with a megaphone, bloodying her face, following a joint event between Lopez Obrador and Argentina’s president, Alberto Fernandez.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Scuffles broke out between rival protesters in the southern Mexican city of Iguala on Wednesday, February 24th, amid growing anger over President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador’s backing of a gubernatorial candidate accused of rape.

Video shared on social media showed one woman hitting another woman with a megaphone, bloodying her face, following a joint event between Lopez Obrador and Argentina’s president, Alberto Fernandez.

The injured protester, Yolitzin Jaimes, was demonstrating against Felix Salgado, a gubernatorial candidate for the southern state of Guerrero and a member of Lopez Obrador’s ruling MORENA party.

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