Drug and Gang Violence
Big Money selling drugs
Mexican drug cartels take in between $19 and $29 billion annually from U.S. drug sales. But Over 70,000 people have been killed as a result of cartel-related violence. The casualties range from innocent children to law enforcement agents, politicians, and judges, along with cartel members and their associates.
death rates/drug rates
6,844 people are killed in 2008 in Mexico's drug war.The Mexican government reports 9,635 deaths in 2009 in the drug war. That is a lot of deaths, the year is 2010. The deaths keep rising, they getting higher and higher.