Acapulco Falls from Tourist Mecca to Murder Capital

The Washington Post’s front page on Friday was a reminder of the crime catastrophe occurring next door in terms of drug cartels terrorizing Mexico. Acapulco has become the deadliest city in the country, which is quite a decline from its former standing as a top tourism town.

Acapulco used to be a glamorous vacation spot for Americans looking […]

Mexico Murders Reach 20-Year High for May

With all the media chatter about threats to America from Nork nukes and such, it’s easy to forget the ongoing dangers posed by our thuggish neighbor to the south. Breitbart had a chilling headline this week about increased cartel violence: U.S. Border Agents Warned of ‘Open Warfare’ with ‘Grenades’ in Mexico at Texas Border. Mexican drug violence […]

Survey: Mexico Is Now the World’s Deadliest Conflict Zone after Syria

Americans don’t generally think of themselves as living next to a war zone, but perhaps we should, in light of some figures released recently: in 2016 Mexico was the second most deadly nation on earth, second only to Syria. In that year, Mexico experienced 23,000 deaths from the criminal cartels’ conflicts, which surpassed the body […]

Neighboring Mexico Is One of the World’s Deadliest Places for Journalists

Tuesday’s Los Angeles Times helpfully spotlighted the terrible threat under which Mexican journalists operate. In fact, reporters who cover the organized crime beat too diligently are in serious danger of being killed by the powerful drug cartels.

America’s southern neighbor is one of the most perilous nations on earth for journalists, ranking in the top five worst, […]