Del Cueto nominated as Mexican deputy governor

The Mexican president, Felipe Calderon, has proposed Roberto del Cueto as the deputy governor of the country's central bank for a seven-year term on 20 June.

Del Cueto's nomination needs to be approved by the country's congress before he can join Banco de Mexico's governing board.

The nomination of Calderon's first choice for the post, former deputy finance minister Carlos Hurtado, was rejected in March after opposition legislators accused him of increasing spending on government posts under Vi