Mexico's president vows to curb crime with social programmes

How Mexico's president hopes to curb violence by investing in social programmes for the young.

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    Six months into his administration, Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador is struggling to curb a wave of violence in the country.

    Lopez Obrador says he wants to fight crime with social programmes that will not only lift people out of poverty, but prevent at-risk young people and unemployed adults from ending up in organised crimes.

    Al Jazeera's Manuel Rapalo reports from Veracruz, Mexico.


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