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December 4, 1996 | MARK FINEMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
As the Senate confirmed his nomination Tuesday over opposition protests, Mexico's new attorney general and his boss were cleaning house: replacing top law enforcement personnel with an unlikely mix of human rights and military officials to lead an intensified crackdown on drug trafficking and police corruption.
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March 9, 1997 | Sergio Munoz, Sergio Munoz is an editorial writer for The Times
When Jorge Madrazo Cuellar was asked to serve as Mexico's attorney general, he knew he would face many problems. He just didn't realize how many, and how deep, those problems would be.
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OPINION
March 9, 1997 | Sergio Munoz, Sergio Munoz is an editorial writer for The Times
When Jorge Madrazo Cuellar was asked to serve as Mexico's attorney general, he knew he would face many problems. He just didn't realize how many, and how deep, those problems would be.
NEWS
December 4, 1996 | MARK FINEMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
As the Senate confirmed his nomination Tuesday over opposition protests, Mexico's new attorney general and his boss were cleaning house: replacing top law enforcement personnel with an unlikely mix of human rights and military officials to lead an intensified crackdown on drug trafficking and police corruption.
NEWS
May 13, 1997 | From Times Wire Reports
Atty. Gen. Jorge Madrazo Cuellar said he has launched an investigation into allegations of money laundering by the government's food distribution agency, Conasupo. He said the government began its own investigation after the Washington Post reported that the U.S. Justice Department is looking into allegations that the older brother of former President Carlos Salinas de Gortari used Conasupo to launder drug profits through U.S. banks.
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May 13, 1997 | Reuters
Atty. Gen. Jorge Madrazo Cuellar said Monday that he has launched an investigation into allegations of money laundering by the government's food distribution agency, Conasupo. He said the government began its own investigation after the Washington Post reported Sunday that the U.S. Justice Department is looking into allegations that the older brother of former President Carlos Salinas de Gortari used Conasupo to launder drug profits through U.S. banks.
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June 24, 1994 | Reuters
President Carlos Salinas de Gortari on Thursday named the head of the government Human Rights Commission as his new peace envoy to Mayan rebels in the southern state of Chiapas. He said Jorge Madrazo Cuellar would be responsible for beginning a new round of talks with the rebels of the Zapatista National Liberation Army. Madrazo, a lawyer, will replace Manuel Camacho Solis, who resigned last week after the rebels rejected a 32-point peace plan Camacho Solis had proposed in March.
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October 4, 1997 | From Associated Press
Mexican officials said Friday that they have won the extradition of former prosecutor Pablo Chapa Bezanilla from Spain and that he will probably be returned within days. Chapa Bezanilla fled to Spain earlier this year after investigators said he allegedly paid informants to plant human remains at the house of the brother of former President Carlos Salinas de Gortari.
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May 22, 1998 | JAMES F. SMITH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Mexico protested to the United States on Thursday that U.S. undercover agents had apparently entered Mexico illegally during a three-year sting operation against drug-money launderers. Mexico Atty. Gen. Jorge Madrazo Cuellar told reporters that President Ernesto Zedillo had instructed the Foreign Affairs Ministry to send a diplomatic note to the United States on the issue. Madrazo said his office had found it was possible that the U.S. agents had broken Mexican law.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 4, 1996
It's no surprise that Mexican President Ernesto Zedillo finally ran out of patience and fired the attorney general he had unconditionally supported for two years. There is a long list of cases that Antonio Lozano Gracia and his foremost prosecutor, Pablo Chapa Bezanilla, left unsolved due to sloppy procedures or incompetence. However, the manner, the timing, the background and the possible consequences of the firing have stirred a political mini-crisis.
NEWS
December 20, 1996 | MARK FINEMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
More than two months after Mexican federal investigators unearthed a skeleton they called key evidence in a notorious murder case, scientists in North Carolina are still probing its bone marrow for enough DNA to shed new light on the case that continues to rock Mexican politics. During the weeks U.S. scientists have labored over the skeleton, the special prosecutor who ordered the DNA tests has been fired. So was his boss, former Atty. Gen. Antonio Lozano Gracia, who was dismissed Dec.
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October 21, 2000 | MARY BETH SHERIDAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
After one of the most exhaustive investigations in Mexican history, authorities Friday closed the books on the 1994 assassination of presidential candidate Luis Donaldo Colosio, saying a convicted gunman was the lone culprit. "There has been no impunity in the investigation into the homicide of Luis Donaldo Colosio," declared special prosecutor Luis Raul Gonzalez.
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