10 Suggestions for Peña Nieto’s First Year in Office [op-ed]

InSight Crime, 10/5/12

Enrique Peña Nieto

Mexico security analyst Alejandro Hope lays out his top 10 suggestions for the first year of incoming President Enrique Peña Nieto, who takes office on December 1.  Hope specifically recommends: prioritizing a subsection of violent crimes, focusing on the groups that generate the most fear, establishing “safe zones” in select municipalities, cleaning up high-risk prisons, establishing safe highway corridors,  picking two or three urban areas for large-scale interventions, implementing a more focused crackdown on kidnapping, beginning undercover anti-extortion operations, cracking down on vehicle theft, and creating a “prize” for state governments.”Read More…



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