Is Mexico's Watergate Fizzling Out?

Smith, Jettison
July 1978
National Review;7/21/1978, Vol. 30 Issue 29, p897
The article points out that Mexican President Jose Lopez Portillo has started a crackdown on political corruption. Nineteen months after his election, many people were disappointed when the president, who is a close friend of his predecessor, Luis Echeverria, took several of Echeverria's top men into his administration. Many were surprised when several arrests were made, including the apprehension of Alfredo Rios Camarena, Felix Barra Garcia, and Eugenio Mendez Docurro.


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