Thursday, March 24, 2011
Carlos Pascual's Resignation
The U.S. Ambassador to Mexico, Carlos Pascual, resigned due to the sensitive reports released by WikiLeaks, which angered the Mexican president and caused him to distrust the diplomat. The reports released by WikiLeaks detailed "infighting and jealousies among Mexican security forces contrasted with public U.S. praise for Mexico's fight against drug trafficking." Opposition lawmakers also became reluctant to meet with Pascual. So far, he is the first U.S. Ambassador to resign due to WikiLeaks, but it seems as though there may be more to come. To find out more, read this article.