Mexico City: Homicide Rates Increase March 2014

Posted on May 4, 2014 • Filed under: Mexico, Tourist Warning reported that the month of March witnessed a 10-percent increase in homicides in Mexico City where its 21 million inhabitants saw over 14-hundred murder cases. Although police forces have a strong presence in the magacity, many people think they should concentrate their efforts in the capital’s troubled areas.In addition to murders, other crimes such as extortion and kidnapping are also on the rise. The culprits are widely believed to be organized crime syndicates which have been aggressively targeted by the country’s government in its war on drug traffickers.Citizens of Mexico City say they’ve caught in the crossfire between the authorities and the criminals… Read Article

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