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Mexico hails cut in city's crime rate

Murder rate in Monterrey cut by half, but local journalist accuse the government of manipulating statistics.

Last Modified: 07 Nov 2013 13:30
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Mexico's president is trying to convince the world his government is making progress against drug-related violence.

Monterrey has been singled out as one place where crime is down - with the muder rate cut by half.

But media there say they're being censored and accuse the government of manipulating statistics.

Al Jazeera's Rachel Levin reports from Monterrey.

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