Mexico election: A look at the issues in numbers
- 28 June 2012
- From the section Latin America & Caribbean
Employment, economic growth and the brutal violence of the drugs war are among key concerns for Mexicans going to the polls on 1 July.
Unemployment is low but many workers cannot survive on their wages. The economy has recovered after the crisis years and more Mexicans are choosing to return home from the US. But deaths from drug-related violence plagues many states as cartels fight over the lucrative trade. Here we take a look at the numbers behind the issues.