Mexico's PRI suspends controversial governor's party membership

Mexico's PRI suspends controversial governor's party membership
 

Mexico's ruling Intuitional Revolutionary Party, or PRI, voted on Monday to suspend a controversial governor's party membership in a bid to root out widespread perceptions of corruption among its ranks.
Citing damage to the party's image and the strength of corruption allegations levelled against Veracruz state Governor Javier Duarte, the PRI's seven-member justice commission approved the suspension of him and to six of his aides.
Duarte became the governor of the eastern state, a populous and oil-rich PRI bastion, in 2010 a vote tarred with accusations of electoral fraud.
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27 September 2016 in World News, Views: 54
Source: Reuters
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