Deaths related to rivalries between criminal gangs remain geographically concentrated. From January to September 2011, 55.7 percent of all deaths related to rivalry between criminal organizations took place in just 5 out of 32 states: Chihuahua, Sinaloa, Guerrero, Tamaulipas and Nuevo Leon.
Your article cherry-picks data in the case of municipalities. We simply do not agree that violence is spreading to more cities: 91.6 percent of the country’s 2,441 municipalities do not experience a serious public security problem, defined by the benchmark of more than 10 organized crime-related homicides a year." read more