More than 250,000 people have been killed and more than 30,000 have gone missing since former president Felipe Calderon sent troops into the streets 12 years ago in an effort to neutralise drug cartels. File photo: AP

Is amnesty the answer for Mexico’s bloody drug war? Man tipped to be next president has a radical solution

If victorious, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador faces a tougher security situation than did current President Enrique Pena Nieto. The election campaign has been the bloodiest in recent history and murders are at record highs

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More than 250,000 people have been killed and more than 30,000 have gone missing since former president Felipe Calderon sent troops into the streets 12 years ago in an effort to neutralise drug cartels. File photo: AP
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