New report highlights Mexico's homicide rate

Posted May 11, 2017 3:57 am by Editor

(Vatican Radio) Mexico’s homicide rate, exceeds many nations at war.  A report just out show the drug cartels are killing at significantly increased rates in murderous power struggles.  

Listen to James Blears report:

Mexico suffered the second highest number of murders of any country globally last year.  It’s almost 23,000 homicides, puts it in second place behind Syria, but ahead of Iraq and Afghanistan.  The report entitled: “Armed Conflict Survey,” is by the International Institute for Strategic Studies. 

A power vacuum in the Sinaloa drug cartel, following the arrest and extradition  to the United States of its leader Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman,

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