Yesterday, the Drug Enforcement Agency of the U.S. Justice Department released court documents it was filing making charges of corruption against Tomás Yarrington, a former governor of the Mexican border state of Tamaulipas. Here is the response of the Mexican government.
Milenio: "The Secretariat of Government (Interior Department of Mexico) clarified that the accusations made by the Drug Enforcement Administration of the United States of America, published in the Mexican media, and linking the former governor of Tamaulipas, Tomás Yarrington to organized crime "are the responsibility of that institution and ought to take their course under the jurisdiction of that country. "" Spanish original
The MexicoBlog of the Americas Program, a fiscally sponsored program of the Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR), is written by Laura Carlsen. I monitor and analyze international press on Mexico, with a focus on security, immigration, human rights and social movements for peace and justice, from a feminist perspective. And sometimes I simply muse.
Feb 11, 2012
Mexico Corruption: Mexico Secretariat of Interior says DEA accusations regarding Tamaulipas governor are matters under U.S. jurisdiction
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