Peña Nieto proposes creation of a national gendarmerie [In Spanish]

El Universal, 5/10/2012

Enrique Peña Nieto, presidential candidate for the PRI-PVEM coalition, said that the strategy led by the federal government against organized crime was inevitable and mandatory, yet was not effective. He made this declaration during his participation at the Foro Seguridad y Justicia organized by Fundación Colosio.

“The balance is not satisfactory and so it leads us to rethink the situation in order to bring Mexicans the security levels that they demand,” declared  Peña Nieto.

Pena Nieto proposed the creation of a national gendarmerie integrated by military officers under a civil mandate, in order to help state and local police when needed. He also stressed the need to strengthen the justice system and give it the required autonomy.

Read more… 

About these ads

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 9,850 other followers