02.28.134:15 PM ET

Mexico Teachers' Union Head Arrested

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Good news from Mexico. Elba Esther Gordillo, the allegedly spectacularly corrupt head of the Mexican teachers' union, was arrested Tuesday. From the Financial Times:

"Authorities say she illegally diverted 2bn pesos ($156 million) of union funds to pay for designer clothes, plastic surgery and a house in San Diego."