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Skeptics questioning Mexico’s ‘crusade’ against poverty

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VICENTE GUERRERO, Mexico — Maria Suarez Bonilla dwells in a thatched-roof hut with a dirt floor and no running water. She hopes one day to have a few pesos to build an outhouse.

“We just use a hole in the ground now,” Suarez Bonilla told social workers quizzing her about the impoverished conditions of her family.

She answered questions from her perch on a rock, too listless to swat away the teeming flies, resting an infected leg stretched in front…

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