Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Latin America Drug Wars

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Report Finds That One Person Is Murdered Every 25 Minutes In The War Against Drug Traffickers https://cnmnewz.com › Walid Shoebat shoebat.com  In that time, the armed conflict has caused 262 thousand 197 deaths, one every two hours on average. And, as in Mexico, the fuel that fuels this ...

A recent report has found that in the last 60 years since the war began, half-a-million people have died, including 257,000 in the last 11 years:

On the magnitude of the internal war that this country has lived during the last 60 years. In that time, the armed conflict has caused 262 thousand 197 deaths, one every two hours on average. And, as in Mexico, the fuel that fuels this violence is drugs. Only the huge illegal income generated by the production and trafficking of cocaine, marijuana and heroin explains the firepower of criminal groups in Colombia and Mexico.

That is why the wars in both countries have had such high social costs. Since the then President Felipe Calderón decreed the war against drug trafficking in Mexico in December 2006, until last June, that is, in 11 and a half years, there have been 257,555 homicides in the country, one every 25 minutes on average. , according to figures from Inegi and the National Public Security System.