Mexico admits government spies tailed opposition presidential candidate


There have long been fears the ruling Institutional Revolutionary Party, or PRI, was using the National Center for Security and Investigation for political spying. But few suspected the monitoring would be so clumsy. Interior Secretary Alfonso Navarrete said that the agency, known as CISEN, had put a tail on candidate Ricardo Anaya solely for security reasons, and he said authorities had thought he had been informed.

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