Mexico: The Long Road to Security Reform

Oct 1, 2008 | 21:50 GMT


Mexican President Felipe Calderon announced Sept. 30 that he has sent a reform package to the Mexican Congress in an attempt to overhaul the country's security apparatus. Rising indignation over skyrocketing violence has put pressure on Calderon to find an effective solution to Mexico's security crisis. But the road to reform is long and hard, and unless Calderon can successfully eliminate deeply entrenched corruption, these moves may have little impact.

Mexican President Felipe Calderon is trying to reform Mexico's security apparatus. But reform is no easy task, and his newest proposals could have little effect....

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