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These were the 50 most violent cities in the world in 2018

In 2018, 42 of the world’s 50 most violent cities were in Latin America. Four were in the US, with another in Puerto Rico. The region is the world’s most violent, excluding war zones, with bloodshed driven by organised crime and exacerbated by chronic instability, poverty, and corruption. In 2018, […]
These were the 50 most violent cities in the world in 2018
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Deadly violence in Mexico is intensifying, and May set an all-time record

May was the deadliest month recorded in Mexico since the government began releasing homicide data in 1998. The country has seen a sustained increase in violence over the past three years. May’s record-setting bloodshed comes just a month before nationwide elections that will select the country’s next president. The steady […]
Deadly violence in Mexico is intensifying, and May set an all-time record
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These were the 50 most violent cities in the world in 2017

In 2017, Latin America retained the ignominious distinction of having the most cities on Mexico’s Citizens’ Council for Public Security’s annual ranking of the world’s most violent cities. Of the 50 cities on the list, 42 are in Latin America, including 17 in Brazil, 12 in Mexico, and five in […]
These were the 50 most violent cities in the world in 2017