Crime out of control in Mexico; More people have died under AMLO that previous 5 administrations

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During the current administration of Andrés Manuel López Obrador, prosecutors have registered 125,677 intentional homicides in Mexico.

The report ‘MX: The War in Numbers’, by  T-ResearchMX, details that, according to the registry of intentional homicides of the Ministry of Security and Citizen Protection, from December 1, 2018, to July 10, 2022, time led by the current administration of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, state and federal prosecutors have registered  125,677 intentional homicides in Mexico.

Count of intentional homicides in Mexico. TResearch Chart

It is observed that throughout the 44 months of  AMLOs six-year term, an upward trend in the number of homicides is maintained.

The month with the highest record of intentional homicides was  October 2020, with  3,347; On the other hand, the month with the lowest record of intentional homicides was  January  2022 with  2,261  events, compared to  February 2021 , considered by the authorities themselves as the month with the fewest murders.


The Secretariat of Security and Citizen Protection  (SSPC) highlighted that so far in President  López Obrador’s six-year term, there has been a  0.4 percent decrease in murders.

In 2021, the decrease was  4.1 percent, highlighted the president.

Count of intentional homicides in Mexico by six-year terms. TResearch Chart

Making the comparison of deaths in the same period in other six-year terms, the current Government leads the record of said crime with  125 thousand 677  incidents, higher than that of the last Administration, with  Enrique Peña Nieto, who registered 78 thousand 979.

In the same period of government of former President  Felipe Calderón, 57 thousand 813 murders were registered, and, in the government of former President  Vicente  Fox, 36 thousand 893 were registered.

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Mexico Daily Post