Saturday, April 28, 2018

Latin American Murders

'Breathtaking homicidal violence': Latin America in grip of murder crisis. Region has experienced 2.5 million murders since 2000 and report paints bleak picture of extreme violence and deteriorating security
Excerpt: Latin America suffers 33% of the world’s homicides despite having only 8% of its population. One-quarter of all global homicides are concentrated in four countries – Brazil, Colombia, Mexico and Venezuela – all of which are gearing up for presidential elections in which security is a dominant theme. (send me your tired, your poor, your murders looking for new victims....~Bob)

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