18 January 2013

MEXICO / NICARAGUA / CHINA : Fake TV Crew Get 30 Years In Jail For Money Laundering; Beijing Expo Center In Cancun Angers Merchants.

        18 Mexicans...who entered Nicaragua in August...posing as TV journalists with the Mexican TV network Televisa...were sentenced to 30 years...for smuggling $9.2 million in cash hidden in their 6 vans.
     A Managua judge found them guilty of money laundering...and gave the 17 men and one woman the maximum prison sentence allowed.
    AND: A proposed $180 million Chinese expo center near Cancun outrages Mexican industrialists...and media.