Notoriously corrupt and brutal, Mexico's police have a terrible reputation. In the state of Mexico, the traffic police are all women. It's hoped that the 400-strong unit will restore public faith in the police force and reduce corruption.
Thousands of migrants have attempted to break through the Guatemala-Mexico border. US President Donald Trump has demanded that Mexico halt the caravans of migrants before they reach the US border.
A couple in Mexico may have killed up to 20 people, often luring their victims with offers of cheap baby clothes. They have also reportedly confessed to selling one of the dead women's 2-month-old baby to another couple.
The sweeping reshuffle has seen women take up key posts including Minister of National Defense. The move is in line with Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's reformist agenda, but it has drawn mixed public reaction.
The European Union and the United Nations have launched a major initiative to combat violence against women in Latin America. An average of 12 women are killed each day in the region, just for being female.
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