Skip to comments.Mexico's President Orders Military on Streets to Curb Rising Violence
Posted on 05/13/2020 2:45:26 AM PDT by nickcarraway
Mexicos president has ordered the armed forces to tackle security on the streets for another four years, extending a policy he had previously criticized as the government struggles to curb runaway violence.
In a notice published in the Official Gazette, President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador ordered that the Armed Forces (FA) participate in an extraordinary, regulated and complementary manner with the National Guard in public security tasks.
The armed forces will be under the command of the National Guard, the notice said, a military police created after Lopez Obrador came to the presidency on Dec. 2018. The order will last until March 2024.
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Oh, dear. Venezuela, here we come.
It’s about time for another Mexican revolution and 20% of their population (at least) are in the US. We need to not close but seal the border.
AMLO is popular. He may be able to keep the lid on revolution for a while, even as the economy further craters.
Failed state to the south!
Finish the wall!
Portrait of a failed narco state.
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