Killings rise 22% in 2016

Screen Shot 2017-03-14 at 2.25.39 PMThe government reported that wrongful deaths rose 22% to 20,789 in 2016.  This is the highest level of the Peña Nieto government, and the third highest recorded (after 2011 and 2012, during the height of the Calderón drug war.)  The states with the highest homicide rates were Colima (82 per 100k!!), Guerrero, Sinaloa, Baja California, and Chihuahua.  More detail here from Reforma.

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