Jaime Rodríguez, the cowboy-politician who earlier this year became Mexico’s first independent state governor, has promised to pursue more than 100 corruption cases in the northern state of Nuevo León.
Speaking in the state capital, Monterrey, “El Bronco” announced plans to reorganize the state attorney general’s office to focus on corruption cases and reeled off a list of government agencies open to investigations: the local metro, waterworks, public works and finance departments, along with projects undertaken by his predecessor.
“We have the delicate task of pursuing crimes of corruption,” he said on Monday. “This is something new in the country.”
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