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In Mexico, Manuel J. Jauregui of the Reforma newspaper wrote, "In sum, the gringo American government has been sending weapons to Mexico in a premeditated and systematic manner, knowing that their destinations were Mexican criminal organizations. La Jornada , a left-leaning newspaper , asked "US: ally or enemy?
A right-leaning paper accused the US of violating Mexican sovereignty.
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On July 10, , the Mexican government announced plans to nearly double the size of its Federal Preventive Police force in order to reduce the role of the military in combating drug trafficking. Elements of the plan have already been set in motion, including a massive police recruiting and training effort intended to reduce the country's dependence in the drug war on the military. Before, the accused bore the burden of proof, and trials were secret. Mexico's president hopes this will bring transparency and accountability to the legal process and to end a tradition of corruption, shoddy investigations, coerced testimony, and an extremely low conviction rate.
Most of this aid will pay for helicopters and other equipment to fight violent drug cartels.
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During the 5th Summit of the Americas in April , the leaders of several Caribbean nations stated to a group of U. The newly elected president, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador , declared in May that Mexico is withdrawing from the Merida Initiative, and will instead seek a pact in support of a development plan for Central America to control migration.
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