Mexican president says he would like to disband the nation’s army

Members of the National Guard stand in formation as the government kicks off its new militarized National Guard police force in an effort to tackle a deteriorating security situation, at Campo Marte in Mexico City, Mexico June 30, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Monday he would like to disband the army and put national security in the hands of the new National Guard militarised police force, though he recognised the proposal was unlikely to happen. In an interview with Mexican newspaper La Jornada, the leftist president […]

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