Mexico leftist Lopez Obrador is fine after heart trouble sends him to hospital

MEXICO CITY Tue Dec 3, 2013 1:18pm EST

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MEXICO CITY Dec 3 (Reuters) - Mexican leftist Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, who was runner-up to President Enrique Pena Nieto in last year's presidential election, is fine after being admitted to hospital with a heart condition, his spokesman said on Tuesday.

Lopez Obrador has been leading protests against Pena Nieto's push to open up the state-controlled oil sector, a central plank of the president's wider economic reform drive.

Cesar Yanez, a spokesman for Lopez Obrador, said the 60-year-old former mayor of Mexico City was "fine."

(Reporting by Simon Gardner; editing by Jackie Frank)

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