08/22/2012 12:36 pm ET

Amid Drug War, Mexico Homicide Rate Up For Fourth Straight Year

A study has found that Mexico’s homicide rate rose for the fourth year in a row in 2011, this time by 5.6% compared with the previous year -- a fact that will come as little surprise to Mexicans who continue to be bombarded each morning with the latest stomach-turning details of the country’s drug war.

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