Línea Abierta : MEXICO EDITION.

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Summary: MEXICO EDITION. Mexican teachers' union leader Elba Esther Gordillo was arrested, and the Mexican government has searched three of her properties in Mexico City and called for her foreign bank accounts to be frozen. At the moment she is accused of taking 2,720 million pesos from the National Education Workers Union (SNTE). Gordillo became the General Secretary of the union in 1989 and is now the President-for-Life. Guests: Manuel Bartlett Díaz, Senator for the Labor Party, Senate of Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico; Enrique Peña Nieto, President of Mexico (pretaped audio); Elba Esther Gordillo Morales, Life Presidnet of SNTE (pretaped audio); citizens' vox populi.