Reuters: " Mexico is spending on its federal police forces like never before as it fights powerful drug cartels, trying to overcome a long history of corruption, abuse and incompetence.
For Antonia Renteria and for many others, the effort has failed. Renteria accuses federal agents of torturing her two sons into false confessions in Ciudad Juarez on the U.S. border."
The MexicoBlog of the Americas Program, a fiscally sponsored program of the Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR), is written by Laura Carlsen. I monitor and analyze international press on Mexico, with a focus on security, immigration, human rights and social movements for peace and justice, from a feminist perspective. And sometimes I simply muse.
Oct 6, 2011
Mexico Drug War Corruption: Police abuses rattle faith in Mexico's drug war | Reuters
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