Mexico officially registers more than 100,000 people as missing or dissapeared
May 18, 2022
America: Mexico has officially registered more than 100,000 people as missing or disappeared, the data from the Interior Ministry’s National Registry of Missing People states.
From 1964 to date, the country has officially registered more than 100,023 people missing. Among the missing, more than 24,700 are women, more than 74,700 are men, and 516 people are of unknown gender.
According to the data, the number has increased by more than 20,000 people in the past two years alone, which was met with public outrage and demands for better systems for search and rescue.