Study maps Mexico’s deadly drug war

ScienceMag – On Dec. 11, 2006, former Mexican President Felipe Calderón deployed troops to fight the country’s increasingly powerful drug cartels, plunging Mexico into a war in which more than 100,000 people have been killed or disappeared. Now, a new study uses statistics and complex networks analysis to reveal the patterns by which violence spread across the country between 2007 and 2011—the last year for which records are available.

http://news.sciencemag.org/latin-america/2015/06/mapping-mexicos-deadly-drug-war

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