Ricardo Valero is accused of harassment
Ricardo Valero resigned after he was caught stealing a book in Buenos Aires - Photo: Lucpia Godínez/EL UNIVERSAL

Ricardo Valero is accused of harassment

05/01/2020
10:45
Mexico City
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Ricardo Valero is accused of sexual harassment

The Foreign Affairs Ministry heard about the accusations against the former Mexican ambassador to Argentina, Ricardo Valero, who has been accused of sexually harassing a minor. Despite the accusations, the ministry hasn’t opened an investigation since Valero stopped representing Mexico in Argentina since December 22, 2019, after he was filmed stealing a book. The diplomat is now retired and it was revealed that he has health issues after he had surgery to remove a brain tumor, which has had an impact on his health years after. “Forgetting” that he had a book in his pocket could be justified but sexual harassment? As far as we know, there’s no brain tumor that could justify that behavior.

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