Saturday, November 15, 2014

The 50 Most Violent Cities In The World

Via Nancy

Salvador, Brazil

Murder is more common in Latin America than in any other part of the world.

That's the most striking takeaway from a ranking of the most violent cities compiled earlier this year by Mexico's Citizens' Council for Public Security and Criminal Justice. The ranking doesn't count deaths in war zones or cities with unavailable data.

Thirty-four of the 50 worst cities were located in the region, including repeat murder capital of the world — San Pedro Sula, Honduras — which saw 187 homicides per 100,000 inhabitants in 2013 and is getting steadily worse. A full one-third of global homicides occur in Latin America even though the region has just 8% of the world's population, according to United Nations data.

Drug trafficking, gang wars, political instability, corruption, and poverty combine to cause the region's elevated violence.

US cities also made the list, led by Detroit at No. 24 and New Orleans at No. 26.


  1. Notice not a single white town on the list. I guess we're all just racist and need to be re-educated in an 0bama multicult camp.

  2. I'm not at all surprised to see those socialist, hard left run cities on that list.
    Repressive, socially controlling, authoritarian cities are sure models of civility and peace, aren't they?
    What I WAS surprised at, was how similar Brazil is to our country in government model and gun requirements. They were only a couple slight differences such as re qualifying every 3 years, 3rd party character references, ownership not guaranteed by law and complete registration of everything,but everything else is pretty much the same as the US. Didn't realize how close we were to a 3rd world country ;)

  3. And we have had tens of thousands of violent people from these violent countries cross our southern border into our country. And odumbo wants to give them all amnesty. Thanks el presidente obama.