The Mexican Military is getting ready one in all its most formidable tasks within the present administration of Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO). It intends to funding greater than MXN$19 billion (about US$1 billion) to construct greater than 116 barracks in Mexico’s most-violent municipalities.
The development of those new bases by the Ministry of Nationwide Protection (Sedena) has the target of supporting native firms in public safety duties within the territories with the best crime charges.
“[This investment will] present assist to the assorted companies that perform public safety duties, for the good thing about the inhabitants that lives within the municipalities with the best crime charges”, Sedena mentioned in an official assertion.
The funding mission has been reviewed by the Ministry of Finance, and the it will likely be carried out by the Common Directorate of Engineers, a subdivision of the Military accountable for planning and implementing all navy development works, in addition to approving the tasks and budgets ready by them.
Since final yr, the armed forces started planning tasks for the development of regiments in municipalities equivalent to Caborca, Sonora and Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas.
In keeping with the federal authorities, there are 50 “precedence” municipalities when it comes to safety, which register a complete of 12,159 intentional homicides between July 2022 and June 2023. When evaluating each intervals, 21 of those municipalities register a mean enhance in murders by 12 p.c.
The municipalities that register a rise in homicide charges are Tijuana, Baja California; Leon, Guanajuato; Acapulco Guerrero; Benito Juárez, Quintana Roo; Chihuahua, Chihuahua; Ecatepec, State of Mexico; Tlajomulco de Zúñiga; Iztapalapa, Mexico Metropolis; Salamanca, Guanajuato; and Monterrey, Nuevo Leon.
Along with Reynosa, Tamaulipas; Cuernavaca, Morelos; Naucalpan, State of Mexico; Middle, Tabasco; Guaymas sonora; Match, Guerrero; Chimalhuacan, State of Mexico; Cuauhtemoc, Chihuahua; Chilpancingo, Guerrero; Lakes of Moreno, Jalisco; and Cuauhtemoc, Mexico Metropolis.
Of the 50 “precedence municipalities, Tijuana is the territory with probably the most homicides with 1,782, adopted by Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua with 946; Leon, Guanajuato with 707; Acapulco, Guerrero with 448; and Cajeme, Sonora with 504.