Mexican activist wants U.S. law enforcement held accountable
Sicila's peace caravan asks for end to Merida Initiative
By Alfredo Corchado
The caravan ended its six-day journey Saturday by crossing the border into El Paso, one of the safest U.S. cities and home to tens of thousands of Mexicans who have left their homeland in the past three years. Sicilia's son was among an estimated 40,000 people killed in criminal violence since late 2006.
Gathered at San Jacinto Plaza downtown, members of the peace movement came with a message: Help us change Mexico. Many said they want to rebuild their homeland into a nation where laws are enforced, politicians are held accountable, and corruption is eradicated.
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