Mexico's new approach to tackling record violence levels | Mexico News | Al Jazeera

Mexico's new approach to tackling record violence levels

President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador says he is going to try a very different approach once he's in office.

    2017 was the most violent year on record in Mexico, and 2018 is expected to be even worse.

    The last two administrations brought in the military to try stamp out powerful criminal groups, but with little success.

    President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador says he is going to try a very different approach once he's in office.

    Al Jazeera's John Holman sat down to find out more from incoming security minister, Alfonso Durazo in the Mexican city of Ciudad Juarez.


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