Mexico region sets a policing trend

Villagers in a remote southwestern state of Guerrero establish effective local unit to combat endemic crime.


    The southwestern state of Guerrero in Mexico has been one of the country's most violent for decades, with the army fighting a long battle with guerrilla fighters.

    But now, in a remote highland region, villagers have established a system for local policing that is proving effective.

    Al Jazeera's Mariana Sanchez reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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