National Security Commissioner Renato Salas Heredia said that more criminal suspect extraditions to the United States are planned.
++ Interior Secretary Miguel Ángel Osorio Chong said that 49 extraditions have taken place this year within the law.
++ Finance Secretary Luis Videgaray said that the in view of complex international conditions the federal government has acted responsibly and with conviction in managing public finances.
++ The head of the Confederation of Industry Chambers, Manuel Herrera Vega, said the Mexican business sector will invest in the special economic areas announced by President Enrique Peña Nieto as long as they receive incentives.
++ The Federal Electoral Tribunal confirmed the victory of Jaime Rodríguez, “El Bronco,” as Nuevo León governor.
The tribunal threw out the challenge presented by the PAN saying that it found no illegal contributions to Rodríguez Calderón’s campaign and neither did his campaign go over spending limits.
++ Silvano Aureoles Conejo was sworn in as Michoacán governor. Speaking before the state congress, Aureoles announced that more federal forces will be arriving to take over security in Michoacán until a trustworthy state police can be established.
++ Public Education Secretary Aurelio Nuño said that “he is on a campaign,” but for education reform, and his visits to schools are not tied to any future election campaign and that the Education Secretariat is not a platform for 2018.
++ The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, the OECD, said that one of Mexico’s main problems is the school dropout rate before finishing junior high school. He said that students drop out of secondary school because they believe that going to school will not help them in the future.
++ As her work agenda wrapped up in New York, Foreign Affairs Secretary Claudia Ruiz Massieu met for the first time with U.S. Secretary of State, John Kerry.
At the meeting, both Ruiz Massieu and Kerry expressed their opposition to the attacks made by Donald Trump against Mexicans saying they undermine the values shared by both countries.
++ Mexico City Mayor Miguel Ángel Mancera called on activists who will take part in a march Friday – October 2 – to mark the 1968 students killings in Tlatelolco, to march peacefully.