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Tag: Elba Esther Gordillo

  • Thursday, February 28th 2013 - 18:44 UTC

    Major coup and power consolidation for Mexico’s new administration

    Elba Esther Gordillo who had a penchant for plastic surgery and shopping sprees, ruled undisputed Mexico’s strongest union

    The head of Mexico's teachers' union and one of the country's most powerful women has been charged with embezzling up to 200 million dollars to fund a lavish lifestyle of shopping sprees and plastic surgery, officials said. The action is seen as a major coup for the three-month old administration of Enrique President Peña Nieto.