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Mexico hit by spreading fallout of Odebrecht scandal

Mexico is the latest country caught up in the swirling scandal over Brazilian construction firm Odebrecht's multi-million-dollar bribes -- and while heads are unlikely to roll, the political and economic fallout could get ugly, analysts warn. The scandal, which has already felled a string of big names in Latin American politics and business, arrived at Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto's doorstep this week when allegations emerged that the former chief executive of state oil company Pemex, Emilio Lozoya -- a close ally -- took $10 million in bribes from Odebrecht to award the firm juicy contracts.
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