Latin America

Mexico's drug war: 2017 on course to be deadliest on record

With more than 18,000 people murdered in Mexico this year so far, primarily due to drug-related violence, 2017 is on track to become the country's deadliest year yet.

With more than 18,000 people murdered in Mexico so far this year, primarily due to drug-related violence, 2017 is on track to become the country's deadliest year yet.

The current situation in Mexico is worse than it was in 2011, when the government declared a war on drug cartels.

Al Jazeera's Julia Galiano reports from Mexico City.

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