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Ex-Mexican governor accepts extradition from Guatemala

Wednesday, June 28, 2017


A fugitive former governor of Mexico’s Gulf coast state of Veracruz accepted on Tuesday extradition from Guatemala to face some corruption charges at home.

Javier Duarte’s decision did not assureextradition. Another hearing will be held in early July.

Duarte was captured in April in Guatemala, six months after resigning as g his overnor of Veracruz.

Source: Associated Press