Is Juarez still dangerous 2020?

Is Juarez still dangerous 2020?

Despite lockdowns intended to fight the spread of the virus, homicides in Juárez are up about 15% and in all of Mexico increased 1.9% in the first half of 2020. There have been 1,024 homicides in Juárez this year, including 140 killings this month, according to a daily tally by Norte Digital news website Wednesday.

How many murders were in Juarez 2020?

Municipalities with the highest number of homicides in Mexico in 2020

Characteristic Number of homicides
Ciudad Juárez 1,481
León 814
Benito Juárez 644
Culiacán 604

Is Juarez a dangerous city?

JUAREZ, Mexico (Border Report) — A Mexico City think-thank is ranking Juarez as the second most dangerous city in the world. Juarez earned such distinction from the Citizens Council for Public Safety and Criminal Justice for its homicide rate of 104 per 100,000 inhabitants, second only to Tijuana at 134.

What was the deadliest year in Juarez Mexico?

Juarez recorded nearly 7,800 murders during the drug cartel wars of 2009-2011, with 2010 being the deadliest year on record with 3,158 homicides. Visit the homepage for the latest exclusive stories and breaking news about issues along the United States-Mexico border.

Why is Tijuana so dangerous?

With the rate of 138 homicides per 100,000 residents, almost six people are killed every day in Tijuana, according to the Citizens Council for Public Security and Criminal Justice. The group states that the main reasons behind this violence are human trafficking and drug trades by different gangs.

What cartels are in Juarez?

Juárez Cartel

Founded 1970
Allies La Línea (lead faction) Beltrán-Leyva Cartel Barrio Azteca Los Zetas Tijuana Cartel
Rivals Sinaloa Cartel MS-13 Jalisco New Generation Cartel Gente Nueva Knights Templar Cartel Gulf Cartel La Familia Michoacana

Is Tijuana safe for tourists 2020?

Is it Safe to Travel to Tijuana? Since it’s such a heavily guarded border, Tijuana is incredibly safe to travel to. See this day trip to Tijuana guide if you are traveling soon. Over 50 million travelers pass through this border crossing every year, from both sides.

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