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Mexican civic organizations critical of anti-crime efforts

Leaders of the civic groups that mustered hundreds of thousands for an anti-crime march here a few weeks ago say the response by Mexico’s various levels of government has been too slow and too clumsy. Although President Vicente Fox promised an extra 1 billion pesos ($87 million) for law enforcement this year during a session this week of the National Council of Public Safety, or CNSP, activists expressed doubt about authorities’ real commitment to combating crime. Maria Elena Morera de Galindo, president of the organization Mexico United Against Crime, told EFE that, in addition to earmarking additional funds, clear priorities must be set. Full Story

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