Mexico Orders Extradition of Former Governor of Quintana Roo

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Tuesday, January 1, 2008
Author: 
Bruce Zagaris
Volume: 
24
Issue: 
1
3
Abstract: 

On November 7, 2007, the Mexican Foreign Ministry announced Mexico has ordered the extradition of a former state governor, Mario Villanueva, to the United States where he has been indicted on drug trafficking. In a press statement, the department said Villanueva has 15 days to appeal the decision. Villanueva’s counsel said he plans to appeal...[more]