AMLO declared the end of the ‘war on drugs’, saying that the army will stop prioritizing the capture of kingpins and will focus on reducing homicide rates. [Which is strange reasoning as the main purpose of putting the drug kingpins out of business is to reduce homicide rates caused by those kingpins.]
Norma Azucena Rodríguez Zamora was driving along a highway when two men shot at her vehicle, causing it to flip and she was then pulled from the vehicle and forced to leave with the gunmen. More than 120 Mexican politicians and political candidates have been killed since September, 2017. More than 200,000 people have been murdered since 2006.