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‘Latin America Is the Murder Capital of the World’

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LAHORE MIRROR (Monitoring Desk)– Latin America, a conglomeration of 33 countries, has appeared to be the murder capital of the globe now-a-days.

Riven by drugs, gangs, weak institutions and lawlessness, the region accounts 8% of the world’s population but a third of its murders. It’s the only region where lethal violence has grown steadily since 2000.

The forensic medical services morgue in Acapulco is often full, even though it has five refrigerators which can hold approximately 400 bodies at a time.