The homicide rate per 100,000 inhabitants continued to grow in Latin America during 2022, hand in hand with the expansion of drug trafficking and the return to pre-pandemic mobility scenarios, according to annual balances on the matter.
Latin America and the Caribbean recorded a significant increase in homicides during 2022, accompanied by an increase in the annual production of cocaine and the growth of arms and human trafficking.
According to the Balance of Homicides in 2022, published by InSight Crime, which, unlike other analyses focused on cities, is centered on countries, it is evident that Latin America continues . . .