These are the 5 most violent states in Mexico under AMLO's government


The number of victims of intentional homicide so far in the government of Andrés Manuel López Obrador is 3.2% higher than the similar period immediately before, according to figures from the Executive Secretariat of the National Public Security System (SESNSP).

Calling for an end to violence in Mexico
Calling for an end to violence in Mexico

According to SESNSP, the number of femicide victims during AMLO's term is 19.46% higher than in the similar period immediately before.

From December 2018 to September 2019, 29,629 people were murdered, 28,782 were victims of intentional homicide and 847 femicide victims, according to El Financiero.

According to SESNSP the most violent states in Mexico with AMLO are:

Guanajuato: 2,862 intentional homicides.

Baja California: 2,458 intentional homicides.

State of Mexico: 2,418 intentional homicides.

Jalisco: 2,278 intentional homicides.

Guerrero: 1,566 intentional homicides.

As a result, the least violent states during this administration are:

Campeche: 60 intentional homicides.

Baja California Sur: 64 intentional homicides.

Aguascalientes: 75 intentional homicides.

Durango: 149 intentional homicides.

Nayarit: 155 intentional homicides.

In contrast, during the same period in the administration of Enrique Peña Nieto, 28,870 were murdered, of which 27,870 were intentional homicides and 709 were victims of femicide.

By Mexicanist Source Agencies

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