Mexico’s deadly narco violence is creeping into its most popular tourist areas

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Mexico’s deadly drug-related violence surged to a new record in June, with 2,566 homicides that month alone.

The country has seen a steady rise in killing since around 2015, and last month and the first six months of the year both had more homicides than any of the same periods over the past two decades.

Mexico’s most popular tourist areas have largely avoided that bloodshed. But that trend appears to be reversing.

In Quintana Roo, a state in Mexico’s southeast home to the resort areas of Cancun and Playa del Carmen, the 134 homicides registered so far this year read more >>>

Source : BusinessInsider.Com

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