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Sparring with Leftist Front-Runner, Mexico's Slim Defends Airport Project

Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim sparred Monday with the country's presidential front-runner over the Mexico City airport his companies are helping build, saying the leftist's threats to halt the $13 billion project would be a setback for the economy. Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, who leads opinion polls ahead of the July 1 election, has said he will scrap the project, designed by architect Norman Foster and Slim's son-in-law, charging that corruption and high costs make it...

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