Tag: violence

Where are the world’s most homicidal cities in 2023?

May 2024 Recent findings from the Homicide Monitor demonstrate that Latin American and Caribbean cities exhibit persistently high homicide rates compared to other regions.   Cities are powerful indicators of the progress of nations. When cities prosper, so do the prospects of countries. When they

Guns and weapons trafficked from US fueling Haiti gang violence

As Haiti has again plunged into violent chaos, images of gang members bearing high-powered rifles, pump-action shotguns or automatic weapons in the streets of Port-au-Prince have become ubiquitous. But this weaponry is not made in Haiti, a country with no firearms or ammunition manufacturing capabilities. It is

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