Andrés Manuel López Obrador

Spain Refuses Mexico Apology Demand for Conquest

"I have sent a letter to the king of Spain and another to the pope calling for a full account of the abuses and urging them to apologize to the indigenous peoples," Mexico's president said in a video posted Monday.

Mexico Elections: Everything You Need to Know

In the presidential race, former Mexico City Mayor Andrés Manuel López Obrador, 64, has come out as the clear front-runner, with recent polls showing he has the support of 51 to 54 percent of the electorate.