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Mexico May Day mayhem casts doubt on strategy

Friday, May 8, 2015

The May Day mayhem that hit Guadalajara was one of the most dramatic acts of defiance by drug gangs since an offensive against them began in 2006.

It served notice that a relatively new group is willing to confront federal forces. And it called into question the federal government’s strategy of dealing with gangs mainly by killing or jailing their leaders.

Source: The Economist