Mexico mulls reforms after student deaths

President Pena Nieto proposes changes to police force following uproar over presumed massacre of 43 students.

    Mexico's president has unveiled major changes to the country's police forces in a major address to the nation.

    President Enrique Pena Nieto has been under pressure to act since the disappearance and suspected killing of 43 students two months ago.

    Pena Nieto's proposal will allow Congress to dissolve local governments infiltrated by drug gangs.

    Al Jazeera's Monica Villamizar reports from Iguala in Guerrero State.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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