Elba Esther Gordillo, president for life of Mexico's teachers union, smiles during an interview in Mexico City, July 13, 2011. Gordillo's wealth and influence as a union boss underscore how the old Mexico of corrupt power and privilege that reigned in the 20th century still endures.
Elba Esther Gordillo, president for life of Mexico's teachers union, smiles during an interview in Mexico City, July 13, 2011. Gordillo's wealth and influence as a union boss underscore how the old Mexico of corrupt power and privilege that reigned in the 20th century still endures. MCT
Elba Esther Gordillo, president for life of Mexico's teachers union, smiles during an interview in Mexico City, July 13, 2011. Gordillo's wealth and influence as a union boss underscore how the old Mexico of corrupt power and privilege that reigned in the 20th century still endures. MCT

If Mexico wants to launch anti-corruption crusade, there are plenty of officials to go after

March 04, 2013 12:00 AM