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- Mexico is thought to be the most dangerous area in Central America because of crime and drug trafficking in the northern part of the country.

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Is it possible for us to have an active voice version of that sentence?

Thank you!

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LaboriousIs it possible for us to have an active voice version of that sentence?

Yes, but there doesn't seem to be much point in it because it introduces the vacuous word "people".

People think that Mexico is the most ....

If you want to reword it, your best bet is to remove the verb 'think' and (optionally) add another expression that expresses the same general idea.

According to journalists / According to local authorities / According to popular opinion
Mexico is the most ...

CJ

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CalifJimPeople think that Mexico is the most ....

Thanks a lot for your helpful reply, sir! I had something else in my mind, earlier. I was thinking of "Someone thinks Mexico to be the most...". Do you consider it correct?

Laborious
CalifJimPeople think that Mexico is the most ....

Thanks a lot for your helpful reply, sir! I had something else in my mind, earlier. I was thinking of "Someone thinks Mexico to be the most...". Do you consider it correct?

That's also possible. The thing is, you scarcely ever see or hear that "in real life".

'believes (something) to be' and 'considers (something) to be' are used more often than 'thinks (something) to be'.

CJ

Laboriouscrime and drug trafficking

Is that not also a crime? Considering that, it would make more sense to write crime including drug trafficking.

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