Manaus is among the 21 cities of Brazil's most violent and between 50 of the world

Segundo a ONU, in the capital happened 985 deaths 2015 and the murder rate is 47,87%.
29/01/2016 11h25 - Updated 30/01/2016 09h18

Of the fifty most violent cities in the world, 21 They are in Brazil. This is shown by the annual ranking prepared by the NGO Citizen Council for Public Security and Criminal Justice Social, do México, released on Wednesday. In 2015, Brazil had nineteen cities listed: Belo Horizonte (MG) He left worrying ranking and gave way to Campo dos Goytacazes (RJ). Vitoria da Conquista and Feira de Santana, both located in the State of Bahia, They joined the list this year.

Poverty, political instability, traffic, corruption and war between criminal factions influence the rates of homicides in cities, according to Mexican NGO. The ranking is based only in locations with more than 300.000 inhabitants and does not include countries experiencing conflict, like Syria. The NGO calculates the rate of homicides each 100.000 habitants.

In 2015, Honduran San Pedro Sula led the ranking, Caracas more, in Venezuela, reached the first position in the list this year, with the rate of 119,87 murders for each 100.000 habitants.


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