Violence grows in 9 states of the Mexican Republic

The homicide has grown this year nine states compared to 2021, although the national behavior of this crime has been going down.

Colima, governed by the morenista Indira Vizcaíno, registers the highest increase in the country, of 65 percent.

Figures from the executive secretariat of the National Public Security System (SESNSP), indicate that Colima went from 364 victims from January to August 2021, to 600 in the same period this year.

This entity faces wave of violence for the dispute over territories between the Jalisco Nueva Generación Cartel and the Colima Independent Cartel, a gang also known as “Los Mezcales”.

Second, by absolute variation, that is, the difference in the number of victims Between one period and another, there is Nuevo León.

In the first eight months of the year, NL recorded 703 murder victimswhen in the same period of this 2022 they added 897, for an increase of 28 percent.

These two entities are followed by Puebla, which went from 572 to 685, for an increase of 20 percent; and Oaxaca, from 539 to 639, for an increase of 19 percent.

They complete the list Hidalgo, where violence grew 33 percent; Michoacan 1 percent; Tlaxcala 24 percent; Baja California Sur 16 percent; and Morelos 0.3 percent.

In the rest of the entities, the homicide in the same reference periods. For example, Coahuila went from 101 to 88; Duration from 106 to 90; and Jalisco from 1,668 to 1,394.

At the national level, the number of victims of this crime fell 8 percent this year, going from 22,631 to 20,722, a difference of 1,909 victims.

Violence has also increased in 14 of the 50 municipalities considered a priority in the National Security Strategy.

For example, in Celaya, Guanajuato, it went from 248 between January and August 2021 to 315 in the same period this year; while in Morelia it jumped from 223 to 247.

Other municipalities where homicide victims increased are Cancún, QR; Mexicali, BC; Irapuato, Guanajuato; and Tlajomulco, Jalisco.

In the morning, when presenting the sector’s monthly report, the federal Secretary of Security, Rosa Icela Rodríguez, asserted that better conditions of peace are being experienced.

The Secretary highlighted that in the same period robberies in individual public transport dropped 5.8 percent; vehicle thefts 4.8 percent; and home-room robberies 1.3 percent.

“We continue to coordinate actions to combat all criminal structures so that there is zero impunity,” he added.

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