Article from Mexican Labor News & Analysis
Published by UE International.

Date published: May, 2016

Web version: http://www.ueinternational.org/Mexico_info/mlna_articles.php?id=245#1836

MINERS UNION LEADER—NOT SAFE TO RETURN TO MEXICO

Napoleón Gómez Urrutia, who has been living in exile in Vancouver, British Columbia,Canada since 2006 says that he will not return to Mexico as he had planned due to the Mexican government not taking adequate measures to provide for his security. He fled
the country in 2006 after being threatened with arrest for embezzlement, a charge that was brought after he called a mining disaster on Feb. 19, 2006 at Pasta de Conchos “industrial homicide.” He, also, had the gall to attempt to become the head of the
Congress of Labor, threatening the government’s firm control over the umbrella labor organization.

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