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Rising Crime and COVID-19 Leave Mexico Leaning on Its Military

May 18, 2020 | 10:00 GMT
Mexican soldiers drive an army truck in Guadalajara, Mexico, on Oct. 12, 2019.
Mexican soldiers drive an army truck in Guadalajara, Mexico, on Oct. 12, 2019.
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By fueling fears of militarization, President Lopez Obrador’s move to expand the army's role in public safety tasks risk further damaging his administration’s reputation both at home and abroad....

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