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Ramiro Garza Cantú

Ramiro Garza Cantú

Founder of the newspaper La Razón de México in 2009. He is not very involved in the media sector. His company Grupo R has more than 40 years in the oil drilling sector in Mexico. The company is specialized in deep water and land drilling; management of gas fields and gas and oil production.

Garza Cantú was part of the Panama Papers scandal in 2016, for hiding millions of dollars in tax heavens through the company Mossack Fonseca - one of the principal provides of offshore companies in the world. Right after this scandal, he was awarded with a medal of merit by the State Congress of Tamaulipas for "being a visionary and one of the best entrepreneurs in the State of Tamaulipas".

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Grupo R

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The brothers of Ramiro Garza Cantú have been part of the political scene in the State of Tamaulipas while he was doing business. He has assisted many friends and family members in taking positions as elected officials in the government of the State of Tamaulipas. His brother Rigoberto was the Mayor of Reynosa, State of Tamaulipas, for the PRI political party in the period 1993-1995. He died in McAllen, Texas, in 2015, after being in coma for several days.

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