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Drug-related violence fuelled record 29,168 murders in Mexico in 2017

The Guardian reported that Mexico recorded 29,168 murders in 2017, the highest such number in decades, according to government data. The number of murders for 2017 is higher than the homicide rate at the height of the drug war in Mexico in 2011; in that year, the number of murders was 27,213. The murder rate in 2017…

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