Is Mexico Dangerous? 2018 Edition

We've all heard the news.

Severed heads in Ciudad Juarez, Durango and Mazatlan.

Bodies hanging from bridges in Zacatecas and Morelia.

Grenades thrown into nightclubs in Guadalajara and Monterrey.

There's no denying that Mexico does not have the greatest reputation in regards to safety and security. But is Mexico as dangerous as it's made out to be?