That is entirely up to our police force and our courts. Inhowever, the state set a local record with 70 murders. This was never a winning argument, but it is far less true today. And if they did manage to get the drugs here, they would have to move them north on the only road that winds its way up the Baja. As a February report from Justice in Mexico details, the number of murders in the state leapt to ina nearly percent increase over the registered the prior year.
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People were throwing themselves on the floor as gang members were chased by police. “The cartels are all fighting for the local drug market. CABO SAN LUCAS, Mexico -- To understand why violence in Mexico isn't Turf wars among smaller, at times, deadlier drug cartels are raging.
But again, what saves us is this is such a small market, there are no well financed cartels killing each other over rights to sell drugs in our city.
This wave of violence has tested the social fabric.
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Drug movers move loads of drugs in bulk, north to the United States. This made it possible to argue that the security challenges, while dramatic, were largely isolated. That is entirely up to our police force and our courts. Los Cabos police chief Juan Manuel Mayorga was shot dead last week. For that reason, we have no turf wars here in Baja.
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All crime statistics have actually gone down this year.
The local druggies were armed to the teeth and defended themselves.
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Homicides have more than doubled in Baja California Sur this year, with people killed through October, from in all of Saltwater Fishing Tackle at Anglers Center. Nearly all of the violence we read about in Mexico is due to turf wars between gangs of drug movers. And we need to remember that the shooting occurred because the police were doing their job, not looking the other way and allowing the retail drug sales to escalate out of control.
This was not cartel against cartel, this was our local drug dealers against our local police.