According to this safety report, Celaya in Guanajuato is the most violent city in the world
Mexican Celaya, In a central state Guanajuato, In the “2020 World Rankings”, 109.38 homicides per 100,000 inhabitants ranked first The 50 most violent cities in the world“, submitted by the Citizens Committee of Public Safety and Criminal Justice on Tuesday.
The organization warned when submitting the report that The 10 most violent cities in the world 7 is Mexico: The first is Celaya, the second is Tijuana, the third is Ciudad Juárez, the fourth is Obregón, the fifth is Irapuato, the sixth is Ensenada, and the eighth is Uruapan.
The top ten are completed by Americans Saint louis In seventh place is Brazil’s Feira de Santana (Feira de Santana), ninth; Cape Town, South Africa (tenth).
Of the 50 cities in the index, 18 are located in Mexico, 11 in Brazil, 6 in Venezuela, 5 in the United States, 4 in South Africa, 2 in Colombia, 2 in Honduras, 1 in Puerto Rico, and One from Jamaica, said José Antonio, chairman of the Citizens’ Committee.
The report was submitted under the following circumstances: Mexico has recorded the most violent 2 years in history According to official data, there were 34,681 murder victims in 2019 and 34,552 in 2020.
The ranking of the Citizens’ Council is based on an analysis of the official statistics on intentional homicide in the city. 300,000 or more residents who did not participate in the conflict Announced.
This is the fourth consecutive year Mexico City is the most violent city in the worldOrtega sighed.
The expert emphasized the comparison of development in Central America, pointing out that Guatemala City left the index in 2020, San Salvador no longer appeared a year ago, and until 2014, San Pedro Sula, Honduras occupied the first position.
The report also reports that the average crime rate for the 12 cities in Brazil included in the current ranking is 47.27 per 100,000 inhabitants, while the average crime rate for the 18 cities in Mexico is 67.09.
Experts attribute the increase to López Obrador’s “failure” security strategy, Despite his militarization strategy, he was still accused of evading the control of criminal groups.