Mexico’s president of ‘hugs, not bullets’ faces outcry over country’s record homicide rate

//Mexico’s president of ‘hugs, not bullets’ faces outcry over country’s record homicide rate

Mexico’s president of ‘hugs, not bullets’ faces outcry over country’s record homicide rate

He promised to be the president of “hugs, not bullets” and to bring peace to Mexico after years of surging criminal violence.But Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador is facing a public outcry after a massacre at a birthday party that has revived a sense that the country is spinning out of control.The attack stood out for its brutality. Gunmen burst into the birthday celebration in the southern state of Veracruz on Friday night, opening fire and killing five women, seven men and a 1-year-old boy,…

Article by [author-name] (c) South China Morning Post - Read full story here.

By | 2019-04-23T03:58:36+00:00 April 23rd, 2019|World|Comments Off on Mexico’s president of ‘hugs, not bullets’ faces outcry over country’s record homicide rate