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Corruption in Mexico

Shannon K. O'Neil | Posted 09.17.2013 | World
Shannon K. O'Neil

The current government and Attorney General's office now have numerous potential cases from which to choose -- all opportunities to set an example and begin changing the current dynamic by holding elected officials accountable.

'It's A Scandal A Day In Mexico'

AP | E. EDUARDO CASTILLO | Posted 06.26.2013 | World

MEXICO CITY -- It's a scandal a day in Mexico: an ex-governor sent to jail, another under investigation, mysterious money popping up in senators' bank...

Union Boss Not Taking Kindly To Prison

AP | Posted 05.01.2013 | World

MEXICO CITY — Mexican authorities say they have transferred jailed union boss Elba Esther Gordillo to another women's prison that has better med...

One Of Mexico's Most Powerful Women Jailed For Embezzlement

AP | E. EDUARDO CASTILLO and MARK STEVENSON | Posted 04.29.2013 | World

MEXICO CITY — The arrest of Mexico's most powerful union leader echoes the hardball tactics of Mexico's once-imperial presidency while pushing f...

Corruption: Tackling the Root of Mexico's Most Pervasive Ill

Rodrigo Aguilera | Posted 01.28.2013 | World
Rodrigo Aguilera

Ask the experts what they think the root of Mexico's problems is and you'll get a myriad of responses. However, ask the average Mexican the same question, and the answer will most likely be corruption.

Mexican General, 29 Soldiers On Trial For Homicide And Drug Trafficking

AP | OLGA R. RODRIGUEZ | Posted 04.01.2012 | World

MEXICO CITY — A Mexican army general and 29 soldiers under his command in a town on the border with Texas are being tried on charges of torture,...

Mexico Investigates 3 Former Governors

AP | MARK STEVENSON | Posted 04.01.2012 | World

MEXICO CITY — Mexican federal prosecutors said Tuesday they have launched an investigation of former officials from the violence-wracked norther...

Mexico Disbands City's Entire Police Force

AP | Posted 02.20.2012 | World

VERACRUZ, Mexico — The entire police force in the major Gulf coast port city of Veracruz was dissolved on Wednesday, and Mexican officials sent ...

Mexican Casino Owners Drop Corruption Complaint Against Mayor's Brother

AP | Posted 11.15.2011 | World

MONTERREY, Mexico -- The brother of the mayor of the northern city of Monterrey has been released after nearly two months detention due to a corruptio...

Entire City's Police Force Detained In Organized Crime Investigation

AP | Posted 12.10.2011 | World

MONTERREY, Mexico -- The entire police force of the northern Mexico city of Linares is being held for investigation of possible corruption and ties to...

Mexican Prison Released Inmates To Carry Out Killings, Prosecutors Say

AP | MARK STEVENSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MEXICO CITY — Guards and officials at a prison in northern Mexico allegedly let inmates out, lent them guns and sent them off in official vehicl...

Mexico -- Immigration Si; Corruption No

James D. Zirin | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
James D. Zirin

Mexico has a democratically elected government, and a relatively stable society, but the power of the drug cartels is formidable.

Washington Post Launches Series On Mexico's Drug War

The Huffington Post | Catherine Lyons | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The Washington Post has launched a year-long series -- "Mexico at War" -- that will take a closer look into the Mexican drug war and offer snapshots o...