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Report: Americas and Caribbean top global murder rates

Beach in TobagoImage via "Homicide rates in Central America and the Caribbean are nearing a "crisis point," according to a United Nations report.
Across Central America, homicide rates have increased in five out of eight countries over the past five years, with Honduras seeing homicide rates more than double between 2005 and 2010.
Mexico saw a 65% increase over the same period.
Homicide rates have also surged in Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago, and the Dominican Republic."

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