Conflict & Justice

Proposed Law in Mexico Puts Marriage up for Review

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A pair of wedding rings. (Photo: Jeff Belmonte/Wikipedia)

The divorce rate is steadily going up in Mexico, particularly Mexico City where the rate is about 50 percent.

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In an attempt to remedy the situation, lawmakers are proposing a new marriage law that would allow couples to review their marriage contract every two years.

They could renew it, or let it expire.

Anchor Marco Werman talks to the BBC correspondent Ignacio de los Reyes in Mexico City.