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Andrés Manuel López Obrador sworn in as Mexico’s new president

Mexico City, Mexico — Andrés Manuel López Obrador is the new President of Mexico who today, begins his political projects, one of which is to eradicate corruption.

After two previous runs for president, Andrés Manuel López Obrador won with 53.19 percent of the vote, giving him a majority in Congress.

December 1 marks the swearing in of Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador in succession of Enrique Peña Nieto making him the 65th president of Mexico.

Lopez Obrador will appear before the Congress of the Union in the Legislative Palace of San Lazaro where the presidential sash will be placed, after which, will address his first message as president before heads of state and representatives of more than 25 countries.

Some of his guests include the presidents of Bolivia, Ecuador, Venezuela and the King of Spain along with the Prince and Minister of State of Saudi Arabia and the Vice President of the United States along with Kirstjen Nielsen, secretary of the Department of Internal Security.

Nearly 6,000 police will be deployed along roadways to ensure safety for all guests as well as the new president.

A public celebration will be held in the capital Zócalo where the new president will also issue a second message before the delivery of the baton at the Plaza de la Constitución.

On Sunday, Andrés Manuel López Obrador is scheduled to meet with the Security Cabinet at the National Palace, while on Monday, he will travel to Veracruz for his first work tour where he will support the declaration of humanitarian crisis that will be announced by Cuitláhuac García, governor-elect.