Shannon K. O'Neil

Latin America's Moment

O'Neil analyzes developments in Latin America and U.S. relations in the region.

Print Print Cite Cite
Style: MLA APA Chicago Close


Corruption in Mexico's Attorney General's Office

by Shannon K. O'Neil
October 29, 2008

Mexico’s attorney general said yesterday that employees of his elite force to combat organized crime, SIEDO, passed confidential information to the Beltran-Leyva cartel in what has been described as the “worst case of infiltration of law enforcement by drug cartels in 10 years.” This is what I had to say about this for PBS’s new show WorldFocus last night.

Post a Comment

CFR seeks to foster civil and informed discussion of foreign policy issues. Opinions expressed on CFR blogs are solely those of the author or commenter, not of CFR, which takes no institutional positions. All comments must abide by CFR's guidelines and will be moderated prior to posting.

* Required