Mexico: Mexico ruling party probes two more governors for graft: senator

Author(s): UNK | Date: October 27, 2016 | Language: English
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Eager to clean up its image before the 2018 presidential election, Mexico’s ruling party is weighing whether to discipline two former state governors after expelling another wanted on corruption charges.
Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) Senator Arturo Zamora said on Wednesday that the party’s justice committee was reviewing whether to act against former governors Roberto Borge from Quintana Roo and Cesar Duarte in Chihuahua, whom the opposition have accused of fraud and corruption.
The governors deny any wrongdoing.
“Proceedings have been initiated, and we don’t know what the result of these two cases will be,” Zamora said in a radio interview, noting the party was still gathering evidence.

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