Latin America Is the Murder Capital of the World
By David Luhnow.
Originally published in the Wall Street Journal.
ACAPULCO, Mexico—It was the beginning of just another day in one of the world’s most murderous places.
Cristian Sabino was sitting on a plastic chair by this beach resort’s central market when a gunman walked up and shot him five times. As the 22-year-old dropped to the ground, the assailant fired a final bullet to the head and walked away.