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Tijuana topped the list with 138 killings per 100,000 Tijuana residents, averaging about seven per day.  A barbed wire was installed by US authorities to reinforce the border in response to the arrival of thousands of migrants traveling in caravans. On the Mexican side of the border, they worried most about the rise in violence. Yanira is a Salvadoran refugee, she has been living in a shelter for two months. She only leave this place to go to her asylum interview appointment in San Diego. She’s afraid to be on the streets in Tijuana.  FULL STORY HERE: https://www.univision.com/univision-news/tijuana-ranked-as-the-most-violent-city-in-the-world-video

This is the 4th migrant caravan to arrive in Mexico City in less than a year. Out of the 3,000 migrants that left Honduras only 350 made it here. https://fusion.tv/video/592708/mexico-implementing-stricter-measures-to-deal-with-migrants/?fbclid=IwAR2p74i6Ewy12Py0dw4WhvIFdu7maNeMVTSs9ceeKAmwTLs2Vxe0SC809Oo In Mexico City, the government is implementing stricter measures to deal with the flow of migrants coming into the country from Central America. Many of these policies took effect after the arrival of the last caravan and could offer a preview of Mexico’s new attitude towards migrants passing through the country. At the migrant shelter in Mexico City, Central Americans feel lucky to have gotten as far as they have, considering both the distance and constant abuse they received from immigration officers. Mexico has become a destination for migrants traveling in caravans. In response to the wave of immigration the Mexican government has aimed to control the illegal crossers. Mexico’s popularity as a destination, rather than a mere transit route, for…

Security Analyst Alejandro Hope comments on several key factors for the 2018 presidential elections, including a rising homicide rate since Joaquin ‘el Chapo’ Guzman’s extradition to the US, the emergence of violent criminal organizations newly formed in his absence, and the possible repercussions of changes to US policy on violent crime during upcoming elections in both countries.  Hope is a former member of CISEN, Mexico’s national intelligence and security agency. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=98DxKowT3Bs&index=1&list=PLDFQHNxQQEmxON1JuVpWm9O8hrXyNa7s0