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Mexico: Videgaray’s Resignation: Changes to the Cabinet

On 7 September President Enrique Pena Nieto held a press conference to announce he had accepted the resignation of Secretary of Finance Luis Videgaray, who will be replaced by current Secretary of Social Development Jose Antonio Meade Kuribrena. Pena Nieto did not explain the reasons behind Videgaray’s resignation, but praised his former colleague “for the service [he] gave to the nation.” Videgaray’s exit comes amid the worst political crisis facing President Pena Nieto since taking office in 2012.

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