Aug 31, 2010

Mexican killing fields claim 28,353 lives

Copyright@2010 Kelly McKenzie

Dispatch from the U.S.-Mexico border
By Kelly McKenzie - 09012010

At least 80 percent of Mexico’s drug-related homicides were concentrated in several regions of the country.

The Joaquin “Chapo” Guzman cartel is fighting on four different fronts, and its battles with four other Mexican cartels have left 19,097 people dead.

La Familia cartel and its battle against two other groups claimed 1,800 homicides.

As of July 30, the government reports that 28,353 people have died in drug-related violence since the president announced the crackdown against drug-traffickers.