It is Killing Tens of Thousands of Mexicans Each Year and Corrupting the Government
Drug users are to be helped. They are addicts. But they are also selfish people who are creating death and destruction in Mexico.
Ms. Breach was one of 11,155 people murdered in
in the first five months of
2017, according to government statistics. The pace of murders—about one every
20 minutes—represents a 31% jump from a year earlier, and, by year-end, could
rival 2011’s 27,213 homicides for the worst body count in Mexico’s peacetime history. Mexico
By some calculations, 2017 is likely to be Mexico’s bloodiest year in recent history. The Interior Ministry, which reports numbers monthly, shows a spike in murders. The National Statistics Institute, which reports yearly and is considered more accurate, typically shows a higher total.
|Deaths in Mexico from Drug Gangs|
Why, well drugs of course, illegal drugs being sent to the
Many of the causes of the resurgence are long standing, including the growing market for opioids in the
and a bloody competition among rival trafficking groups touched off by the
death or arrest of senior leaders. U.S.
It is very simple. No usage of illegal drugs in
no drug gangs in Mexico. Yes they would still try to rob and kill and
pillage in their own country, and there is little America can do about that
except support legitimate and non-corrupt Mexican officials. But as long as illegal drugs are being used
here, Mexicans will die.