Tagged: violence

Data and Analysis of Drug Violence in Mexico

The Trans-Border Institute’s (TBI) Justice in Mexico Project released its third annual report on drug violence in Mexico. “This report finds that violence rose significantly by the end of 2011. There were over 50,000 organized crime murders in Mexico documented by Mexican government and media sources. Such violence grew less...

Characteristics of High Gang Homicide Cities

A new study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) compares the “characteristics of gang homicides with nongang homicides, CDC analyzed 2003–2008 data from the National Violent Death Reporting System (NVDRS) for five cities with high levels of gang homicide.” “Five cities met the criterion for having a...

Mexico’s “Narco-Refugees”

The Strategic Studies Institute at the the United States Army War College has recently published a report by Dr. Paul Rexton Kan entitled, “Mexico’s ‘Narco-Refugees’: The Looming Challenge for U.S. National Security”. From the Foreword written by Douglas C. Lovelace, Director of the Strategic Studies Institute: “The security and stability...