Texas, California and Arizona Are Key Transit Hubs for Illegal Rifles Destined for Mexico

Of the 15 million weapons circulating in the country, 85% were acquired illegally, as reported by the Federal Security Secretariat when it was headed by Alfonso Durazo.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - From what was seized in the decade from 2010 to 2020, the Mexican Army identified that at least 70% of the smuggled rifles were manufactured in the US and 30% in Europe after going through a distributor in Mexico's neighbor to the north. The above, according to a report from La Jornada on the route of these war tools.

The national media detailed the correlation between weapons and the increase in intentional homicides, since of the 34,582 victims registered at the end of 2019, 70% were due to impacts from rifles and pistols.

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