Mexican President Sees Anti-government Motive in Protests

November 19, 2014 1:29 AM

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Grappling with outrage over violence and impunity after the apparent massacre of 43 trainee teachers, Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto on Tuesday accused unspecified groups of seeking to destabilize his government.

Protest marches over the crime, which the government has blamed on corrupt police in league with a drug gang and city officials, have overshadowed Pena Nieto's efforts to boost years of subpar economic growth via a raft of economic reforms.

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