“Intentional homicides in Mexico dropped by 4.18% annually to 29,675 in 2023, the Secretariat of Security and Civil Protection (SSPC in Spanish), Rosa Icela Rodríguez, announced Tuesday.

The percentage of homicides reported by the SSPC in 2023 compared to the 2022 rate (30,968) marks the third consecutive year of decline after the most violent years in Mexico’s history.”

From La Prensa Latina.