High Hurdles Await Zedillo

Blanca Estela Morales was pleased. The 34-year-old housewife from the sugarcane-growing town of Jojutla had voted for Ernesto Zedillo Ponce de Len for President. Now, her man, candidate of the long-ruling Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI), was the winner of a hard-fought race few thought the PRI would win so decisively. But Morales wants to see Zedillo get right to work solving Mexico's deepest problems. "They need to create more jobs," she says. "They can support small shop owners and help companies to mechanize. There's money to do it."

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