The Wenatchee World

Weather:

Weather

The latest extended forecast from The Weather Channel

Remove this weather forecast

Tonight

Lo58° Clear

Tuesday

Hi86° Sunny

Tuesday Night

Lo59° Clear

Wednesday

Hi95° Sunny

Wednesday Night

Lo66° Clear

Thursday

Hi99° Hot

Thursday Night

Lo68° Clear

Friday

Hi99° Hot

Friday Night

Lo69° Mostly Clear

Saturday

Hi101° Hot

Mexican president to pardon teacher convicted of murder

Send to Kindle
Print This

MEXICO CITY — Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto announced Wednesday that he would pardon an indigenous teacher who has spent 13 years in prison after being convicted of participating in the murder of seven police officers.

The case of Alberto Patishtan has been a cause celebre for many human rights activists who maintained that he did not receive a fair hearing in the courts and was denied due process. He was serving a 60-year sentence.

View my options or Sign in