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Tag: drug lords

  • Thursday, January 2nd 2020 - 08:41 UTC

    Mexican president openly admits the power of drug lords

    Lopez Obrador, who took office in December 2018, rose to power with pledges to root out corruption in Mexico

    Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador declared an end to the days of collusion between crime and government, saying in a holiday address there was a time when drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman was as powerful as the country's president.