Thursday, September 23, 2010

He's Safe!

Julio César Godoy, kin of Michoacán Governor Leonel Godoy and fugitive, has been sworn into his seat in the Chamber of Deputies more than a year after being elected, during which time he has been well hidden. Now, he has an exemption from prosecution for the next two years. Regardless of whether Godoy is dirty or the charges against him are trumped up, this episode makes a mockery of Mexico's political class and criminal justice system.

Update: More here.

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