Note: Just a matter of time?
The Senate of Mexico asks to extradite those responsible for Fast and
The petition to the federal government to require the United States a
punishment to the full extent of the law to the officers involved in
operations for the transfer of weapons
The Senate asked the federal government of Mexico to require its U.S.
counterpart to punish to the fullest extent of the law to those
responsible for operating fast and furious and wide receiver.
This, to express its strong rejection of these operations for the
transfer of weapons that U.S. government agencies orchestrated
through the border with Mexico, since violate the principles of
shared responsibility and full respect for the jurisdiction of each
Similarly, the Senate demanded that the Mexican government to
integrate the preliminary investigation and the judicial authorities
to record those operations, to initiate the extradition of those
However, the full Senate commended the action taken by the U.S.
President, Barak Obama, to regulate the sale of guns in the states
bordering the Mexican Republic.
Thus, the senators applauded the initiative presented by the American
legislator John Cornyn, which prohibits granting resources to
operations for controlled delivery of weapons to suspected traffickers.
However, they regretted that Congress has objected to the proposal of
the prosecutor, Eric Holder, seeking help to stop traffic in illegal
weapons from that country to ours.
Therefore, the Senate urged the U.S. and Mexican governments and
outlines actions to strengthen bilateral cooperation against
organized crime based on the principles of sovereignty and
Similarly, U.S. legislators invited to continue joining efforts "to
strengthen the capacity of our governments in the spirit of
cooperation shown in the last parliamentary meeting Mexico-United
Meanwhile, the president of the Committee on Foreign Relations, North
America, Adriana Gonzalez, said that 'Wide Receiver' and 'Fast and
furious'' undoubtedly hurt the cooperation "to combat organized
crime, making it necessary to condemn once more.
PAN Senator Luis Alberto Villarreal Garcia, said that under no
circumstances should we not continue the strong rejection of
programs, which 'will last for years claiming lives of Mexicans. "
Meanwhile, PRI Sen. Fernando Baeza questioned the proposals as' how
are we going to ask U.S. authorities to enforce the law if we have
not made a preliminary inquiry into the facts of Fast and Furious and
Wide Receiver. "
The legislator said that the operation is an offense in Mexico, and
ordered that in addition to the preliminary investigation and
appropriation 'should have been applied for the extradition of
persons who have violated the Mexican legal system. "
'So if you're going to ask that they (the U.S.) apply the law also
require that the Mexican authorities do not tolerate this and
relevant prosecutions, "said the Senator from Chihuahua.