Mapping The Dead – Mexico’s Drug War

40,000+ people dead in a little over a year.

  • The RED balloons are civilians.
  • The RED balloons with a dot are politicians, and other high profile killings.
  • The BLUE balloons are police officers and soldiers (and other law enforcement).
  • The BLUE balloons with a dot are high ranking officers.
  • The YELLOW suns represent car bombs while the 2 GREEN people represent mass graves.

You can check out the website that’s tracking them – HERE

A direct link to the google map with a description of each death – HERE

Like I needed a reminder that I promised myself years ago I would never go back to Mexcio. There are plenty of other hot places on this planet that are cleaner, and the probability of getting killed is lower.


9 responses to “Mapping The Dead – Mexico’s Drug War”

  1. Thanks for posting this. It really puts it in perspective. A lot of that is probably for trade routes to fuel the American demand for drugs. Very sad.

  2. thebronze Avatar

    I’m pretty sure that the 40k number is since the Drug War began, not in one year. You may want to verify that. Regardless, the numbers are staggering.

    1. ENDO-Mike Avatar

      Oh yea I think you might be right.. I just looked again and the columns in the table at the bottom of the page don’t add up to 40k… its more like 11k. Hopefully someone else can confirm that.

      1. thebronze Avatar

        But I’m totally with on never setting foot in Mexico.

        1. thebronze Avatar

          with you

  3. All hail the glorious Drug War. Whatever it takes to keep people from getting high… is a price worth paying


  4. lone survivor Avatar
    lone survivor

    Who the hell is buying all these drugs and who has all this money to buy them?

    1. PREDATOR NY Avatar

      Simple! us citizens…

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