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Peña playing weak defense on Guerrero

GuerreroThe appalling level of violence, corruption and impunity in the state of Guerrero was outed last year, and with very little resolved in the case of the 43 students kidnapped and disappeared, protests over the government’s inaction are now out of hand. When the story of the 43 students from Ayotzinapa made headlines around the world, President Enrique Peña Nieto’s tepid-to-none response suggested that either 1) he really didn’t care, or 2) he just didn’t have any idea of how to respond. Now, as gangs of armed civilians absolutely run amok in the state, it is more than clear that the government led by Peña really has no idea what to do, they appear to be helpless, and they also still may not care. That’s how bad this is. Continue reading Peña playing weak defense on Guerrero