Mexican president nominates first female governor

Bank of Mexico

The president of Mexico has picked Victoria Rodriguez, undersecretary of finance in his government, as his new candidate to become central bank governor.

Andrés Manuel López Obrador named Rodriguez as his choice on November 24, the day after withdrawing his nomination for former finance minister Arturo Herrera.

The next governor will replace Alejandro Díaz de León, who has had several major diagreements with the president. Mexico’s Senate needs to vote to confirm Rodriguez’s appointment, but

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