Mexican military police at Mexico City's commemoration of the 30-year anniversary of the 1985 earthquake.
Making ends meet. The cliche is true for all folk all around the world. What differentiates this experience is by how much dint of blood, sweat, and pain this fleeting goal is achieved, even how it is defined.
With reason, police in Mexico are usually viewed with a great deal of distrust and cynicism by the Mexican citizenry. This does not necessarily reflect the fact that many in law enforcement are just like any ordinary individual looking to make ends meet and desires a better Mexico. I have several friends and acquaintances who work at the municipal and federal level who genuinely show an interest in serving their fellow compatriots. Sometimes I wonder how much corruption may really be the exception and not the rule, as many are lead to believe here in Mexico.Read More