• Glenn Wilson
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    SMA is geographically located near the fifth most violent city on the list and about a 4 to 5 hour drive from the first and third most violent.

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    By Chris Dalby, Parker Asmann and Gabrielle Gorder.

    Mexico has long dominated the most violent cities list, consistently posting a greater number of urban centers than any other country. And 2021 was no different.

    “Mexico has been the world epicenter of urban homicidal violence for the last three years,” and that’s without considering the thousands of people that disappear each year, according to the CCSPJP.

    The world’s most violent city in 2021 was Zamora, in Mexico's Michoacán state. The country also posted eight cities in the top 10, and 18 of the 50 included in the entire study. A notable return to the list was Cancún – ranked 40th – a tourist hub on the Caribbean Sea not included since it first made the ranking in 2018 (13th). ...

    Continue reading at InSight Crime: Why Does Latin America Dominate the World's Most Violent Cities List? More #InSightCrime.

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