Naijacrux News:Welcome to Naijacrux Online Forum..Great Place To Get Tips Facts Updates and More ,Interact Discuss & Learn With Others !!.remember to register to enjoy much more update!!!New Updates From Naijacrux -Naijacrux Is Now Mobile Friendly - Download Our Android App On Our Forum Rules And Announcement Section.Our App Will be Live On Google Playstore And IOS Store Soon Aswell - CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD NAIJACRUX ANDROID APP !!! Dear Guest And Naijacrux Dedicated Members,!!! ,  You Can Now Receive Naijacrux Weekly New Post and Updates Via Email by Subscribing To Our Newsletter Using The Subscribe Button Above The Naijacrux Announcement And Discussion At The Top Home Page!!Never Miss A New Post And Updates Again.!Thank You.  !!!YOU ARE WELCOME TO NAIJACRUX INFORMATIVE LEARNING AND INTERACTIVE FORUM.This Website is an Intensive Forum of Learning We recommend you Register & Login to Enjoy much free stuffs ::>>Also remember to Update your Profile Immediately after registration. Thank you!>>>!!!!To All Advertisers And Patronizers, kindly Send Mail To Support@naijacrux.com For adverts Placement. thanks!!!


Author Topic: Mexico's president reveals $3m in assets  (Read 673 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Offline mastercode

  • Global Moderator
  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 2725
  • Karma: +0/-0
Mexico's president reveals $3m in assets
« on: November 20, 2014, 03:58:14 PM »
Loading...


Facing conflict of interest accusations over a luxury home, Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto disclosed late on Wednesday ownership of nine properties among assets worth at least $3.3m

The assets also included investments, jewelry and works of art, a document posted on the president's website showed.

Owned by a government contractor that was bidding for a lucrative rail contract, the nearly $4m house at the centre of the scandal was being acquired by Pena Nieto's wife.

First Lady Angelica Rivera, a former leading actress, said she was paying for the property with her own earnings, but on Tuesday said she would give it up.

The contractor, Mexican company Grupo Higa, was part of a Chinese-led consortium that won the $3.75bn high-speed rail contract. That deal was abruptly cancelled earlier this month.

Rivera was one of Mexico's most popular soap actresses before marrying Pena Nieto in 2010. Also on Tuesday, she said that in that year she was paid severance of $7.4m by broadcaster Televisa.

Televisa reported to the US securities and exchange commission that it paid $7.1m in 2010 for "retirement and termination benefits" for the entire company.

Reuters could not immediately ascertain if Rivera had been paid from the same pool of cash, and analysts said she could have been paid from a non-consolidated subsidiary.

Televisa and the president's office did not immediately respond to questions about the difference.

Rivera's explanation and details of the payout spurred ridicule across social media on Wednesday.

Many users plastered jokes over her image, some suggesting the payout was way out of line with industry standards. Ana de la Reguera, a former Mexican soap star now working in Hollywood, joked on her Twitter account that she never should have left Mexico.

Rivera said her salary proved she could afford the home, but other social media users said this glossed over whether Pena Nieto had questions to answer.

"The problem was never Angelica Rivera's patrimony, but the conflict of interest. Her husband is the one who should be facing up to this", wrote political columnist Jesus Silva-Herzog.

The government cancelled the rail contract days before a local news outlet published an investigation into the house.



 

President Trump Meets North korean leader Kim in North korea

Started by naij

Replies: 0
Views: 10351
Last post July 01, 2019, 05:49:35 AM
by naij
China Reportedly award Zimbabwe president Mugabe Confucius Peace Prize 2015

Started by legendguru

Replies: 0
Views: 933
Last post October 23, 2015, 03:16:02 AM
by legendguru
Russian President Putin accuses United States of attempt to dominate the world

Started by mastercode

Replies: 0
Views: 1358
Last post May 10, 2015, 01:54:19 AM
by mastercode
President Obama's Gun Control Measures gains massive support - Poll Report

Started by yungcrux

Replies: 0
Views: 862
Last post January 05, 2016, 09:26:31 PM
by yungcrux
President Barack Obama's final State of the Union address focuses on the future

Started by admin

Replies: 0
Views: 1139
Last post January 13, 2016, 11:42:06 AM
by admin
France and US accuse Syrian President Assad of undermining Syria peace talks

Started by legendguru

Replies: 0
Views: 1023
Last post February 04, 2016, 12:04:44 PM
by legendguru
Brazil's Suspended President Rousseff Vows to Fight Impeachment Vote by Senate

Started by legendguru

Replies: 0
Views: 1025
Last post May 13, 2016, 12:46:19 AM
by legendguru
President Obama blames Congress for failure to close Guantanamo, doubts Trump

Started by internet police

Replies: 0
Views: 887
Last post November 16, 2016, 07:35:08 AM
by internet police
European Union Parliament President Calls for Friendly Post-Brexit Relations

Started by newspostng

Replies: 0
Views: 986
Last post June 23, 2017, 12:50:14 AM
by newspostng
President Trump Warns of 'Fire and Fury' for North Korea if Threats Don't Stop

Started by lindaikeji

Replies: 0
Views: 791
Last post August 09, 2017, 01:03:09 AM
by lindaikeji