Mexican first lady to sell mansion

Mexico City

MEXICO'S first lady announced late Tuesday that she was putting her US$4 million private mansion on sale to end a controversy over her purchase of the property from a government contractor.

Pushing back at suggestions of a conflict of interest, Angelica Rivera issued a video on her website to say that she had bought the house with her earnings from her days as a popular soap opera star.

The existence of the mansion in a posh Mexico City neighbourhood has been an extra headache for President...

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