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An interactive map of violence in Mexico
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Interactive Map of the Mexican Drug War

To view the finished maps go to:

English = Spanish =

Getting Started:

  • change the location of your server (where you've placed shorten.php) for shortening links in the file shortner.js
  • modify shorten.php to include your free api key and username
  • Modify the makefile to include the locations of Yahoo's YUI Compressor
  • Make sure you have node.js and have hogan installed ("npm install hogan.js")
  • make all or make debug will create the files in the gh-pages sub directory

The highways are stored in 3 fusion tables:

Made with Protovis, R, CartoDB, Fusion Tables, Color Brewer, hogan.js and Google Directions

Author: Diego Valle-Jones

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