Mexico: President denies allowing self-defense groups to operate under his watch

Posted on January 24, 2014 • Filed under: Conflicts, Crime, Mexico, Police/Military Activity, Politics

Mexican president Enrique Pena-Nieto has denied that his administration allowed self-defence groups grow under his watch, insisting that Mexican security forces remain in control of the drug-infested state of Michoacan. The Mexican president denied that vigilantes had “in no way” been allowed to take control of Michoacan during a layover in Canada ahead of his visit to the World Economic Forum in Davos, which he described as a “great opportunity to promote Mexico” Read Article

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