Mexico looks abroad for examples of peace processes to end drug violence

In attempts to curb drug violence and rampant murder rates, Mexican politicians are seeking new paths to peace. Countries with violent histories, such as Colombia and South Africa, are being viewed as models to learn from.

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The Colombian peace process is a "good reference" for Mexico to follow to try and end years of drug violence, the security adviser of leftist presidential frontrunner Andrés Manuel López Obrador said on Thursday.