Mexican former minister detained, deepening president’s anti-graft quest

FILE PHOTO: Former Minister of Social Development (Sedesol) Rosario Robles arrives for a hearing on corruption charges at a court in Mexico City, Mexico August 8, 2019. REUTERS/Luis Cortes/File Photo

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – A judge ordered a former Mexican Cabinet minister to be detained pending a trial over suspected losses to taxpayers, her lawyer said on Tuesday, opening a new front in President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador’s campaign to eradicate corruption. The detention of former social development minister Rosario Robles is likely to ramp […]

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