Mexico suffers most violent year on record at a cost of $268 billion

Peace has declined for the third consecutive year, according to the newly released Mexico Peace Index.

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Failing Justice: Mexico’s Institutional Weaknesses

Mexico’s criminal context is multidimensional. As Mexico stands now, measures to stop criminals are ineffective, and lawbreakers continue to escape justice.

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Positive Peace in Mexico

Mexico’s imbalanced Positive Peace performance underpins Mexico’s difficulties in addressing its high rates of criminal violence.

These are the top 5 most peaceful states in Mexico

The Mexico Peace Index, produced annually by the Institute for Economics and Peace, has reported that four of the top five most peaceful states in Mexico continued to improve their levels of peace. All five most peaceful states have shown an improvement in at least one key area due to conscious reforms.

Press Release: Mexico Peace Index 2018

Mexico City, April 10, 2018: The level of peace in Mexico deteriorated by 11% in 2017, according to the 2018 Mexico Peace Index (MPI), published today by the Institute for Economics and Peace, and based on the methodology of the Global Peace Index, the world’s leading measure of peacefulness.

The economic impact of violence in Mexico

Mexico’s high economic impact of violence contrasts with the federal government’s underinvestment in public order and safety.

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