[JURIST] Mexican Attorney General Arturo Chavez [official website, in Spanish], announced Friday that he is resigning his position [text, in Spanish] for urgent personal reasons. Chavez, appointed [JURIST report] just 18 months ago, resigned amid criticism over how he handled the position. Three weeks ago, a US diplomatic cable released through WikiLeaks [website] described Chavez’s appointment as "totally unexpected and politically inexplicable" [text]. The leaked cable continued:Chavez has strong detractors within the Mexican human rights community because of his perceived…

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