Wednesday, August 31, 2016



Note: same story, two different outlets.

Peña Nieto announces strategy against violence in 50 municipios
Calls governors and local authorities to be stewards.

By: SUN | 08/30/2016 13:12

President Enrique Peña Nieto announced the determination of the federal government to implement a new strategy to reduce violence in 50 municipalities, which account for 42% of the number of intentional homicides that occur in the country.

The chair the National Security Council, the president instructed the Security Cabinet headed by the Interior Minister, Miguel Ángel Osorio Chong, to coordinate with local authorities for the comprehensive strategy.

He said, the Government of the Republic will responsibly reinforce social prevention in those municipalities, through institutional strengthening and combating violence.

In this regard, he called the governors and local authorities to be stewards as he warned that while the federal forces will be there where needed, it will not be to supplement or to replace local authorities.

The president also announced the launch in at least 16 states of the 911 emergency number.


911: It will begin in October: Peña Nieto
The president explained that from next October 3 the emergency number will start operating in 16 states, and by June 1, 2017, nationwide

30/08/2016 15:46 NOTIMEX


From 3 October operating in 16 states of the country the emergency number 911 and by June 1, 2017, throughout the Mexican Republic, said the president Enrique Peña Nieto.

During his participation in the 40th Session of the National Public Security Council, he said that "the real solution is to have local security forces solid in the 32 states of the country, approved in its professionalization, in their equipment criteria and protocols. "

The president instructed the Interior Minister, Miguel Ángel Osorio Chong, to continue working with legislators and make reforms a reality that make Mexico police forces stronger, more professional and act in the most efficient manner.


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