Mexican Corruption

EXCLUSIVE: Senior Mexican Immigration Official Fired From Post After Breitbart Exposé

Authorities removed a top-level immigration official in Mexico from his post following an exposé by Breitbart Texas that showed him sexually harassing an officer working in his building. The removal of the senior official is just one of several measures undertaken by immigration officials as a direct response to several similar exposés showing widespread corruption in the agency.

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Top Mexican Political Operator Charged in Mayoral Candidate’s Murder

Mexico’s ruling party faces a major controversy following the arrest of one of their top political operators.  Prosecutors charged the man with being one of the masterminds behind the murder of a mayoral candidate. The arrest caused an apparent rift between federal and state politicians from the MORENA party over claims that the case is a political maneuver.

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EXCLUSIVE: Family of Incoming Border-State Governor in Mexico Allegedly Profited from Gulf Cartel

The immediate family of an incoming Mexican border-state governor allegedly has a long history of profiting from the Gulf Cartel, a series of documents obtained by Breitbart Texas revealed. The parents of the politician allegedly embezzled properties and money from a captured top boss and are currently under investigation for the use of shell companies to hide funds.

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EXCLUSIVE: Fugitive Drug Lord Behind Massive Construction Racket in Mexican Border State

A Mexican drug lord who is currently listed as a Most Wanted Fugitive by the FBI is reportedly the mastermind behind a large-scale extortion and racketeering operation. The drug lord’s operation took control of most of the construction business in one of Mexico’s richest suburbs. The construction racket operated with complete impunity for years and with the clandestine support of local and state officials.

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U.S. Identifies Mexico’s Former Defense Secretary as Cartel Godfather

U.S. federal prosecutors accuse Mexico’s former secretary of defense and some of his top aides of working with drug traffickers for years. The allegations followed the highly publicized arrest in California by U.S. federal agents and the subsequent court appearance of the former general. Prosecutors unsealed a five-count indictment against him.

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City Police Director Murdered by Cartel Gunmen in Mexican Border State

Cartel gunmen murdered a municipal police director from the Mexican city of Cuauhtémoc, Chihuahua, while driving into the state capital on Tuesday. The attack occurred at approximately 2 p.m. as he drove his duty vehicle along the highway into the city of Chihuahua accompanied by a bodyguard who gunmen also murdered.

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Five Reasons Why the U.S. State Department’s Anti-Cartel Programs Fail in Mexico

The U.S. State Department is wasting our tax dollars in Mexico on a series of programs tied to the Merida Initiative to battle cartels and drug trafficking. Transnational criminal organizations (cartels) based in Mexico thrive as the U.S. State Department balances U.S. law enforcement agencies’ priorities with diplomatic concerns, often placing politics and diplomacy above priorities such as dismantling the criminal networks pumping narcotics across the border into U.S. communities.

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