Enrique Peña Nieto said he was asking for forgiveness with “complete humility” for the “damage I caused” through a property deal in which a government contractor built a mansion for the presidential family.
Pope Francis has had some harsh words for Mexico's political and church establishment in the first two days of his six-day visit to the world's second most populous country that is beset by social and security woes.
The investigation says that the annulment of the bride's previous marriage was obtained through lies and irregularities, and ruined a dying priest's life.
Enrique Peña Nieto tapped a old party hand and confessed “friend” of his finance minister to investigate conflict of interest allegations, which resulted in all parties being cleared of wrongdoing.
Can a President Accused of Corruption Convincingly Push an Anti-Corruption Law? Mexico Is Finding Out
Mexico actually dropped in an international corruption perceptions index after its transition to a multi-party democracy began in 2000.
Carmen Aristegui exposed government corruption and was called the second most powerful woman in Mexico. Now's out of a job.
The nation saw another side to Manual Velasco when a viral video surfaced of him slapping a young government employee at a public event.
As one headline put it, Mexico's new comptroller has been tasked with investigating his 'friend, his boss, and his boss's wife.' Upon taking office, Virgilio Andrade said he won't be looking into the president's house.
Two years into his six-year term, Enrique Peña Nieto is facing the worst approval ratings for a sitting Mexican president in almost two decades.
The house is worth more than $6 million, but Enrique Peña Nieto and his soap-star wife never reported it as an asset. Critics say it is linked to a contract with a Chinese state-led consortium to build a bullet train in Mexico.