Dec 4, 2011

Collateral Damage: Mexico drug war refugees escape to more bloodshed

Another story of the damage done by the drug war to normal life in Veracruz. See also: Mexico Drug War Casualty

The Associated Press:"... thousands of Mexicans make up the internal diaspora trying to escape drug violence that seems to migrate rather than cease, with more than 45,000 troops fighting cartels and more than 40,000 dead by many counts.

Recent survey results by Parametria found that 1.6 million Mexicans have moved because of drug violence since 2006. One study by the Geneva-based Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre put the number at 230,000 in 2010, estimating that half fled to the United States." read more

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