Areas of Homicide Concentration in Bogotá, Colombia

Posted on July 27, 2011 • Filed under: Colombia, Crime, Social Issues

•30% of homicides are concentrated in 6 areas in Bogotá, Colombia according to the Administración Distrital per
•The 6 zones are Lucero en Ciudad Bolívar, Bosa Occidental, Ismael Perdomo, Patio Bonito, el Rincón y la Sabana.
•Revenge is the cause for 51% of murders.
•Street fights cause 21% and resisting theft causes 11%.
•In the first trimester of 2011, homicides have decreased by 2.9 points for every 100 people.
•The mayor of Bogotá stated that violence has decreased since the restrictions of alcohol have been passed. Read Article

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