Jul 13, 2012

Mexican Congress demands president enact victims' rights law

Fox News Latino: Mexico's Congress is demanding that President Felipe Calderon sign into law a bill requiring the federal government to protect and pay compensation to victims of organized crime and rights abuses by authorities, the legislature said in a statement.

The Permanent Committee, which assumes legislative duties when Congress is in recess, said the executive branch issued its objections to the bill after the allotted time for such observations had passed.

It therefore voted to return the legislation to Calderon's desk for his signature. Read more.

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