Can President AMLO's National Guard tame violence in Mexico?

Al Jazeera examines President Lopez Obrador's proposal for getting tough on crime.

    Crime is a big issue in Mexico. Nearly 8,500 people were murdered in the first three months this year.

    President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has promised to tackle the problem with a new security force called the National Guard.

    Al Jazeera's John Holman reports from Minatitlan.


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