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Mexican Crime Deaths

Mexico has a hard-earned a reputation for gory drug violence and this often worries people with friends or family travelling or living in there. People tend to forget that if you're not in a drug gang, you have a much lower chance of perishing in a drug gang shooting. Of course a stray bullet might get you, but so might a falling coconut. So for the benefit of my Mom, who likes to worry, I'm posting this interactive map from The Economist. We are in a white area so we're pretty safe...