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Argentine Security minister making headlines with her tough on crime policy

Monday, February 18th 2019 - 09:44 UTC
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Argentina's government, with one eye on elections later in the year, is getting tough on crime, and one figure is taking centre stage: the country's security tsar. Patricia Bullrich, 62, the security minister, is pushing a series of new tough-on-crime measures, including dropping the age for juvenile convictions, equipping cops with stun guns and trialling facial recognition at train stations. Read full article


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  • Enrique Massot

    Of course. As the country slides into recession with each passing day, the state of the economy must be pushed under the rug.

    Doing what he does best, Macri and always-ready Bullrich seek to divert attention with draconian measures aiming to make the poor, the youth and the immigrants the scapegoats for an increasingly frustrated population.

    As one Macri official famously said: “There is no bread, so let's give'm circus.”

    Feb 21st, 2019 - 06:03 pm - Link - Report abuse -1

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