Mexico’s President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador stands in front of an image of a raffle ticket featuring the presidential plane at the National Palace in Mexico City on Friday. Photo: Mexico's Presidential Press Office via AP

No, Mexico won’t really raffle off US$130 million presidential plane

  • President decides against giving Boeing Dreamliner to lottery winner due to concerns over greed and social media backlash
  • Struggling to get rid of expensive aircraft, government is hoping to raise money for its maintenance by selling 6 million raffle tickets
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Mexico’s President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador stands in front of an image of a raffle ticket featuring the presidential plane at the National Palace in Mexico City on Friday. Photo: Mexico's Presidential Press Office via AP
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