Potshots In Mexico

Manuel Camacho resigned as government envoy to the Chiapas rebels after they rejected a peace accord. The former presidential aspirant pledged to stay out of politics until December but couldn't resist a few potshots at his ruling Institutional Revolutionary Party's candidate, Ernesto Zedillo, accusing him of undermining future talks with the rebels. The government had hoped to settle Chiapas quickly, but the rebels remain a reminder of the poverty that sparked their revolt.

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