Mexican govt preparing ‘ambitious’ criminal justice reform | The Daily Star
12:00 AM, January 15, 2020 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:00 AM, January 15, 2020

Mexican govt preparing ‘ambitious’ criminal justice reform

Faced with rampant drug violence and homicides at record highs, President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador’s government is preparing far-reaching reforms of Mexico’s justice system to combat insecurity and a culture of impunity, officials said on Monday.

The reforms, crafted by the attorney general’s office and presidential aides, are expected to be presented in the Senate today and potentially passed during a new legislative session that begins in February.

Mexican law enforcement agencies have suffered several spectacular security setbacks since Lopez Obrador came to power a year ago, and his government, which controls both chambers of Congress, is scrambling to address growing insecurity nationwide.

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