Prosecutors in western Mexico said Wednesday they have opened a criminal investigation into complaints of sexual harassment aired by the country’s exploding #MeToo movement.
The prosecutors’ office in Michoacan state said that some of the complaints published on social media constituted possible crimes that occurred in the state and therefore fall under its jurisdiction.
Mexico had a somewhat tepid response to the original #MeToo movement that sprang up in 2017. Only a few Mexican actresses said they had been harassed, despite reports that such abuses were widespread.
But over the last few days, the United Mexican Journalists group says . . .