Over 2.5 Times More People Were Killed In Latin America And The Caribbean Than In Syria, Iraq And Afghanistan Combi…

Latin America and the Caribbean have become the world’s most violent and dangerous regions with skyrocketing murder rates compared to the rest of the world, where murder rates are actually falling.

The entire top 10 list of the world’s most murderous cities are in Latin America, and 43 of the 50 countries on the list are all in Latin America, a Wall Street Journal report states.

As murder rates around the world are actually falling, the rates in Latin America are not only rising, but are outpacing the population by three times.

Acapulco, Mexico, for one, saw 953 violent murders in 2017 in a city with only 800,000 total people. This can be compared to the city of Philadelphia, which has nearly 1.6 million people, and saw 277 homicides in the same year.

People living in Acapulco, Caracas,…

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