August 12, 2020

Mexican president wants predecessors to testify about bribes

Mexico City (AFP) – Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said Wednesday that his predecessors Enrique Pena Nieto and Felipe Calderon should testify about corruption allegations linked to a scandal-tainted Brazilian construction giant.The call follows accusations made by Pena Nieto’s former advisor Emilio Lozoya that multi-million-dollar bribes from Brazil’s Odebrecht had financed the presidential campaign that brought him to power in 2012.”Ex-president Calderon and ex-president Pena (Nieto) have to testify,” Lopez Obrador said at his daily news conference, calling on Lozoya to present…


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