Mexican Bloody War

This work focuses on the narco violence in Mexico. President Felipe Calderón took office in December 2006. Just a few days after his inauguration he started a “war against drugs” which involved the deployment of the Mexican army to fight drug cartels.

The objective is to show the escalation of homicides that took place during Calderón government (2006 to 2011), particularly on the states bordering the United States, Each circle represents one of the states of Mexico and grows according to the killings per 100,000 inhabitants that year.

If you would like to contribute with stories for each state/year, feel free to contact the authors.

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Posted Apr 9, 2013
Views: 6654
Tags Crime, Drugs, homicides, Mexican Drug War, mexico, Murder, pseudo dorling cartogram, Violence
Tools d3, jquery, topojson
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