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Tamaulipas advances 15 positions in the Peace Index.

Along with Sinaloa, it is one of the states in the country that has made the most progress in the area of ​​public security, which places it with greater peace than in previous years.

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May 12 of the 2020

Ciudad Victoria, Tamaulipas.- Tamaulipas became the second state in the Republic that has improved the most in terms of public security, according to the "Mexico 2020 Peace Index", the seventh study of this type carried out by the Institute for the Economy and La Paz (Institute for Economics and Peace).

According to the document, which individually analyzes statistics in the 32 states of the country, Tamaulipas managed to position itself outside the least peaceful entities in Mexico and climbed 15 positions, from 29 to 14, from 2015 to date.

"The progress of Sinaloa and Tamaulipas (both entities among the 5 with the greatest improvement) was such that they left the group of the five least peaceful states," the document explains.

The study indicates that these results were achieved "mainly due to its progress in the indicator of organized crime crimes" and adds that "in 2015, Tamaulipas had the second highest rate of organized crime crimes in Mexico, but in the last five years recorded the greatest improvement of all the states in this indicator ».

Statistics show improvement in all components of organized crime crimes, including kidnapping and human trafficking crimes, which recorded a reduction of 85.7 percent and 80.6 percent respectively.

The document indicates that the efforts of the administration of the Governor, Francisco García Cabeza de VacaThey have focused on "fighting organized crime by increasing the number of state police, dismantling organized crime networks within the prison system and requesting support from the federal government to have more intelligence services."

The Institute of Economy and Peace is the world's leading group of experts dedicated to developing metrics to analyze peace and quantify its economic impact.

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