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Durazo stressed that the most important measures to contain immigration under Lopez Obrador will be humanitarian and will include coordination with Central American countries to improve the quality of life of their citizens.
The new administration’s first priority will be to fight the causes of the violence. For example, to prevent corruption, it will significantly increase salaries and benefits for law enforcement officials and create more police academies to double the number of security personnel that can receive training per year, he said.
Lopez Obrador’s top cop reiterated his comments from April to Bloomberg, that the sale and use of marijuana should be decriminalized and regulated. But before a policy decision is made on the matter, it will be put to a public referendum, he said.
originally posted by: M5xaz
a reply to: TinySickTears
The whistling you hear is the "/sarc" comment at the bottom of the OP that went way, way above your head.
originally posted by: burdman30ott6
a reply to: M5xaz
Considering the impoverish, crime infested state Mexico, itself, is in I am left a bit curious at how his plan to help alleviate poverty and crime in Central American countries outside of Mexico is actually going to benefit Mexico. Is his intent to ensure that Mexico remains as undesirable a place to live as possible in hopes that illegally emigrating Mexicans aren't simply replaced by refugees from the rest of Central America?
President creates new police force against Central American immigrants