Mexico’s governing party ousts fugitive state governor accused of links to organized crime

10/26/16 Business Insider

DuarteMEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexico’s ruling Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) expelled an outgoing state governor from its ranks on Tuesday, saying the official violated party rules as head of the Gulf state of Veracruz.

Authorities issued an arrest warrant last week for Javier Duarte over his alleged involvement in organized crime and money laundering.

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