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Latest update : 2013-05-09

Mexicans sceptical of new law to compensate crime victims

Mexico's new president, Enrique Pena Nieto, has signed a bill into law that promises recognition and compensation to victims of crimes, in particular those citizens who have become caught up in the country's drug wars. But as France 24's reporters in Mexico found out, many are sceptical it will make any difference.

By Laurence CUVILLIER , Matthieu COMIN

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