Fidel Herrera Beltrán

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Fidel Herrera Beltran

Fidel Herrera Beltrán (Nopaltepec, Veracruz, March 7, 1949) is a Mexican politician and former governor of Veracruz. A member of Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI), he was elected governor in 2004.[1] Prior to that, he was deputy in the XLIX Legislature for Cosamaloapan, LI Legislature for Pánuco, LV Legislature for Cosamaloapan and LVII Legislature for Boca del Río and a senator representing Veracruz in the LVIII Legislature. He is a lawyer by profession, having attended law school at UNAM.

In 2013, Forbes magazine named Herrera as one of the 10 most corrupt Mexican politicians, citing his alleged links to the Los Zetas drug-trafficking cartel.[2]


  1. ^ A Discussion With Governor Fidel Herrera Beltrán
  2. ^ Estevez, Dolia. "The 10 Most Corrupt Mexicans Of 2013". Forbes. Retrieved 1 September 2014.

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Official Biography (Spanish):,4200549&_dad=portal&_schema=PORTAL

Political offices
Preceded by
Miguel Alemán Velasco
Governor of Veracruz
Succeeded by
Javier Duarte de Ochoa