Violence in Mexico requires 'place-specific' solutions
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2017 was Mexico's most violent year on record, with over 29,000 people killed. 2018 is set to be worse still. As Mexico elects a new president who is promising to bring security back to the country and stamp out corruption, we speak to Laura Calderon, a field coordinator with Justice in Mexico. She tells us what could and should be done and why the fight to regain control of the country is failing.
Justice in Mexico is a US-based research unit that studies crime and violence and works with leading Mexican and international governmental and civic organisations to propose new polices to tackle the problem.