Venezuela: fourth highest homicide rate in the world

Posted on September 17, 2012 • Filed under: Crime, TRAVEL, Venezuela reported that “The statistics point out a 74% rate of homicides per 100,000 inhabitants” “This great leap in the homicide rate is consistent with the establishment of the current political model” Under the auspices of the International Centre of Compared Criminology, Venezuelan researcher Luis Bravo (Professor at the Criminal Science Institute, Central University of Venezuela, UCV), took part in a line of research on homicides worldwide. The comparative and multidisciplinary study offers information on this matter from very different countries, such as Venezuela, Japan, Morocco, or Tanzania. The findings concerning Venezuela confirm a bloody reality, beyond the statistics. “According to data released by the United Nations (UN) in late 2011, Venezuela has one of highest homicide rates in South America, exceeded only by El Salvador and Honduras.” Read Article

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