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Go To Mexico and Die
None of it makes any sense. Daily random murders of unsuspecting humans going about their daily life in Mexico. It is all about being in the wrong place and wrong time and getting death as the outcome, when all you did was Nada.
Even natives living in the US think twice about visiting loved ones in Mexico because of the killings that seem to be errors or random and attributed to drug cartels. Maybe. But the recent casino mass murder of 53 smells like terrorists mixing in with the cartels. Blending to confuse the police about who to go after. Who knows, many al-Qaeda has converted some Mexicans to do this, I mean, the easiest way is to get citizens to terrorize. Al-Qaeda also runs drugs also, just not in our part of the world, that is how they make a lot of their money.
While the headlines got the casino killings across the globe, Friday, the 25th of August, was just another deadly day there. On that day in Monterrey, across from Texas, eight people were killed between 8:30 am and 11:40 pm. In Ciudad Juarez, on the Texas border, five people were killed between 6:30 am and 11:55 pm, in the tourist haven of Acapulco, six were killed between 12:25 am and 7:30 pm, Mexico City had one murder of a tortured woman, ditto for its neighbor, Michoacan, and another murder in Culiacan.
Almost 1 out of 10 killed are police. Mexico has a murder rate of 22 murders per 100,000 residents. The US has only 5 murders per 100,000. Most of the murders for Friday were really innocent victims and caught in deadly mistakes conducted by the drug cartels. None were hard core traffickers, in fact, of the deaths, there was an attorney, a two teens, a father, a manager of a restaurant, two 20-somethings.
How Mexico is planning to halt the violence remains a mystery, even with the help of the US, it seems unattainable.