Mexico Governor to Resign Amid Corruption Allegations

10/12/16 InSight Crime

DuarteThe governor of the Mexican state of Veracruz announced his intention to leave office just weeks before his term ends to face corruption charges, but his resignation is unlikely to signal a purge of corrupt politicians by the Mexican government.

On October 12, Veracruz Gov. Javier Duarte said during an interview with Televisa that he would ask the state legislature to accept his resignation, reported Animal Político.

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