In Mexico, Crime, Problems Resist President’s Solutions


Source: The New York Times

MEXICO CITY — Mexico’s problems of crime and violence are so deeply rooted and seemingly intractable that President Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s best efforts appear to be falling short, and his programs are barely making a dent in long-established illicit activities.

On Wednesday, prosecutors confirmed that gunmen pulled up to a wake being held for a young man in a city just south of the capital and opened fire on mourners, killing eight and wounding 14. It was the second deadly attack on a funeral service in recent months.

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