Jan 11, 2012

Drug War: Mexican Army says it has arrested 1,908 aggressors since May 2007

Lots of statistics on drug war "success" are being issued by the Mexican government this week. Let's see, in over four years, that's less than 500 "aggressors" per year or less than 40 per month.

La Jornada: The Ministry of National Defense (SEDENA) has arrested 1,908 people in armed clashes with drug traffickers  between May 2007 and  September18, 2011, the latest available date for federal statistics. The arrests, the agency said, were in response to acts of aggression against the Mexican Army." Spanish original

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