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A Lesson for Politicians: Mexican Minister delays plane – Resigns

Mexican minister resigns after causing flight to be delayed

Josefa González Blanco asked Aeroméxico executive to ground plane to wait for her

Mexico’s environment minister has been forced to resign after causing a flight she was about to miss to be delayed by 38 minutes, in direct contravention of her president’s populist promises to rule for the people.

According to Mexico’s leftwing president, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, the minister then asked an executive from the country’s flagship carrier – with whom she was reportedly friends – to ground the flight while she scrambled to arrive.        Continue reading

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