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Javier Duarte

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.

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Interpol Now Hunting for Fugitive Mexican Governor

A former Mexican governor who went into hiding after allegedly embezzling a large portion of his state’s budget has now been added to a list of wanted fugitives by the international police agency known as Interpol. The former politician is believed to have been responsible for giving child cancer patients distilled water instead of chemotherapy.

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Mexican State Gave Child Cancer Patients Water Instead of Chemo

The government gave hundreds of cancer victims distilled water instead of chemotherapy treatments in the latest scandal to rock the State of Veracruz. Hundreds of victims, including at least 32 children, died under the care of state-run facilities where the fake medicine was administered.