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U.S. Requests Extradition of Fugitive Mexican Cartel-Linked Governor

More than three months after Tamaulipas authorities arrested a former governor on embezzlement charges, the U.S. Department of State has formally issued an extradition request, asking that the politician be sent to Texas for federal money laundering and fraud charges.

Mexican Federal Court

Mexican Government Again Bucks Trump Tweets over Border Wall, NAFTA

The Mexican government disputed a pair of tweets by President Donald J. Trump where he the nation will end up paying for a border wall. The reignited tensions come at a time when the two countries are renegotiating the North America Free Trade Agreement.

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7 Lideres Mexicanos con Nexos a Carteles de la Droga

Muchos de los principales líderes de México están vinculados a los violentos cárteles de la droga que invaden su país. A medida que México se desliza cada vez más hacia un fallido narco-estado, los vínculos de los altos políticos con los cárteles de la droga posiblemente ayudan a explicar el por qué.

Enrique Pena Nieto (Juan Mabromata / AFP / Getty)

7 Mexican Leaders with Ties to Drug Cartels

Many of Mexico’s top leaders are linked to the brutal drug cartels overrunning their country. As Mexico slips further into a failed narco-state, top politicians’ links with drug cartels possibly help explain why.

Enrique Pena Nieto (Juan Mabromata / AFP / Getty)

Mexican Fugitive Governor Arrested — Second in Days

Police in Guatemala arrested a second former Mexican governor just days after authorities arrested another Mexican fugitive cartel-linked governor in Italy. Guatemalan police arrested the fugitive governor on organized crime and embezzlement charges.

Javier Duarte Arrest

Mexican Leaders Caught Lying Again in Cartel Extradition Fight with U.S.

Saving face, Mexican officials are claiming they did not agree to the U.S. extradition of a fugitive governor wanted in Texas for drug trafficking and money laundering charges. While the U.S. government has requested from the Italian government his extradition, Mexico has only requested information as to his location.

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Feds Nab Mexican Socialite on Narco Bribery Charges

A Mexican socialite is currently in U.S. custody facing federal money laundering charges for her alleged role in helping a former Tamaulipas governor move millions in bribes and embezzled funds into Texas. The case points to a larger conspiracy where key members the upper echelons of high society in that state appear to have taken part in laundering funds for corrupt politicians.

DEA Drug Cartel Report

Fugitive Mexican Narco-Governor’s Money Man Released after Arrest

MONTERREY, Nuevo Leon — State authorities authorities have arrested a man wanted by the U.S. Department of Justice for his role in laundering millions in cartel funds and bribes for a fugitive Tamaulipas governor. The arrest was part of a joint operation between Tamaulipas and Nuevo León. Hours after the arrest, federal authorities in Mexico released him claiming they did not have a warrant.

Nuevo Leon Police

Top Mexican Officials Admit to Bribery Scheme in Texas

Two Mexican border state officials and four U.S. businessmen have pleaded guilty to demanding and receiving millions in bribes to have Mexican government planes be stored and serviced in Texas border cities.

Fugitive Tamaulipas Governor Eugenio Hernadez

Mexican Politicians Demand Country’s Government Hunt Down Fugitive Governors

Mexican politicians are calling out that country’s government for their lack of action in searching for two former governors who are wanted by the U.S. Department of Justice on money laundering and drug charges. The politicians are asking the Mexican government to offer a reward for their capture.

Fugitive Tamaulipas Governor Eugenio Hernadez