Americas Facing unabated anger over students, Mexico leader vows police overhaul

The abduction and apparent murder of 43 college students has forced President Peña Nieto's hand. On Thursday, he promised sweeping security reforms. But many doubt if he can break a culture of impunity.

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Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto vowed Thursday to overhaul local policing and more firmly establish the rule of law across the country, his strongest response yet to the apparent massacre of 43 students.