This social peril has worsened in Mexico during the last six presidential terms, with failed security policies and policies to combat organized crime, which have failed to guarantee the rights to life and social peace. On the contrary, they have exacerbated violence in the country. This has been the result of militaristic logic implemented by the government through the increased use of the armed forces, which puts human rights at risk.
Which of all the Echeverría’s should we remember? The answer can only be one: he must be remembered for the women raped by public forces, the murdered, tortured, imprisoned, persecuted and fired from their jobs, which were perpetrated by his government. Luis Echeverría will go down in history, not for what he appeared to be, but for what he really was: a politician with blood on his hands.