Mexico’s federal police block highways on 2nd day of strike

  • Uniformed federal police block the highway between Mexico City and Pachuca in both directions, in Ecatepec, Mexico, Wednesday, July 3, 2019. Hundreds of Mexican federal police were in open revolt Wednesday against plans to absorb them into the newly formed National Guard.(AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)

MEXICO CITY — Mexican officials blamed the political opposition, corrupt federal police and outside players on Thursday for instigating a revolt by security forces who are opposed to being absorbed into the newly created National Guard.