Mexicans aghast as man notorious for leading bungled case named as spy chief

Country
Mexico (MX)
Score
13.98
Source
The Guardian
Time
2018-01-12 (UTC)
ID
10573364

Alberto Bazbaz, an ally of the president, has been handed the top intelligence job despite leading a nine-day search for missing girl later found dead in her own bed Mexicans have expressed incredulity at the appointment of a former prosecutor to the country’s top intelligence position, even though he once oversaw a notorious nine-day search for a missing girl who was eventually found lying dead in her own bed. Alberto Bazbaz, a close ally of President Enrique Peña Nieto , was named on Thursday as the new head of Mexico’s intelligence agency, Cisen, at a time when the country’s authorities are struggling to contain violent crime. Continue reading...