Home Tags Murder rate

Tag: murder rate

3 Out Of 10 Murders in Costa Rica Linked To Drugs And Organize Crime

Three out of every 10 homicides since January of this year are linked to drug trafficking or organized crime, explained Verónica Pérez of the Office of Plans and Operations of the Organismo de Investigación Judicial (OIJ). The last case that the authorities are investigating -...

“El Gringo” Among The 11 Assassinated This Weekend

  The most wanted in Costa Rica, 28-year-old Erwin Guido Toruño, known as "El Gringo" was among the 11 murdered this weekend, one of the bloodiest in the country's history. The 11 murders this weekend (a total of 32 in the first 16 days of this...

Medical Examiner: “An Increase In Excess Violence and Cruelty In Homicides”

"In the past decade, when I came to work here (Forensic Medicine), 12 years ago, we had homicides where the bodies had one to two gunshot wounds. Now, the bodies we see have up to 20 gunshot wounds." That is the word of Maikel Vargas,...

Is Mexico actually the world’s second most murderous nation?

This year Mexico celebrates the centennial of Juan Rulfo, one of the 20th century’s greatest Mexican writers. His first novel, Pedro Páramo (1955), tells of a man travelling through Comala, a ghost village that “sits on the coals of the earth at the very mouth...

Why Salvadorian Teens Join Brutal Gangs and How Courts Makes Things Worse

Q24N - There were 30 murders in El Salvador on March 15 in El Salvador. Just on March 15. Afterward, Justice and Security Minister Mauricio Ramírez Landaverde came out saying the country will have to face some rough days and hard times if it is ever...

TRENDING - 10 MOST POPULAR

LATEST