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A year of record bloodshed and mayhem for Mexico

Monday, December 18, 2017

This year is on track to be the deadliest in Mexico since the government began releasing crime records 20 years ago.

By the end of 2017, the government projects, more than 27,000 people will have died in violence fueled by warfare among cartels, political corruption and an increase in U.S. demand for drugs like heroin, meth and cocaine, much of it smuggled through legal entry points along the Texas border.

Source: Dallas News