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The 50 Most Dangerous Cities In The World (Visit at your own risk)
Business Insider ^ | 10/10/2012 | Joshua Berlinger

Posted on 10/10/2012 8:54:23 AM PDT by SeekAndFind

Earlier, this year, a Mexican think tank — the Citizens' Council for Public Security and Criminal Justice — released a study ranking the world's most violent cities in 2011, and the results were astonishing.

The 20 most violent cities were all in Latin America. The USA had some alarming scores too, led by New Orleans at 21.

Other dangerous cities were located in Africa. None of the top 50 was in Europe or Asia, despite great unrest in those regions.

The ranking is based on murder rate per capita in 2011.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: cities; dangerous; leftist; mostdangerous

1 posted on 10/10/2012 8:54:26 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

Get a load of this...

* Detroit is more dangerous than Mosul, Iraq

* San Juan, Puerto Rico is more dangerous than Detroit

* New Orleans is the top American city on the list


2 posted on 10/10/2012 8:57:48 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

Very sad about Monterrey, Mexico. I understand that was a beautiful place at one time.


3 posted on 10/10/2012 8:58:02 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: SeekAndFind

Hey, those cities are where I have for years been going for vacation! NOTHING HAPPENS!

My safety in thiose dangerous places is directly related to the fact that I lost ALL of my semi auto pistols overboard during a hunting trip on Lake Champlain.


4 posted on 10/10/2012 8:59:35 AM PDT by Candor7 (Obama fascism article: http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/05/barack_obama_the_quintessentia_1.html)
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To: Buckeye McFrog

As one poster at BI said:

Note to self — avoid Brazil and Mexico.

To which I respond -— if you have free tickets to the 2016 Olympics, can I use it instead?


5 posted on 10/10/2012 9:00:53 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

I’ve been to San Juan but stayed in the Old City, which was perfectly safe. And I felt safer in Tel Aviv than I did in my own living room!


6 posted on 10/10/2012 9:04:48 AM PDT by cotton1706
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To: SeekAndFind

I’m kind of surprised to see that Juarez is only #2. That’s a hell hole if there ever was one. I was stationed down at Fort Bliss for a while, back in the 60s, and we were warned NEVER to go over there for a drink.


7 posted on 10/10/2012 9:06:53 AM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: SeekAndFind

Earlier, this year, a Mexican think tank...”

stopped reading right there


8 posted on 10/10/2012 9:08:51 AM PDT by ConservativeDude
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To: SeekAndFind
2. Juárez, Mexico
Homicides: 1,974

2010 Campaign ad: "Border"

9 posted on 10/10/2012 9:13:56 AM PDT by CedarDave (Presstitutes: Journalists who refuse to ask hard questions and who report by omission or distortion)
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To: SeekAndFind

Rio and vicinity is the only part of Latin America I’ve ever visited and now that I’ve seen it (it’s a beautiful city) I’ll never again set foot anywhere in “Latin America”.Ditto South Africa.As for Detroit and St Louis...never again.


10 posted on 10/10/2012 9:15:08 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Ambassador Stevens Is Dead And The Chevy Volt Is Alive)
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To: SeekAndFind

Washington DC belongs at the top of the list.

The idiots there are responsible for more death than all of the other cities combined.


11 posted on 10/10/2012 9:15:18 AM PDT by Iron Munro (Obamaspeak: An army of pompous phrases marching across the landscape in search of an idea.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Where’s D.C.? Specifically The Hill area. D.C. is proving itself to be the most dangerous city of all time.


12 posted on 10/10/2012 9:25:38 AM PDT by bgill
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To: SeekAndFind

Reading the comments, you get the idea that “official” murder rates are not particularly well kept in other parts of the world.


13 posted on 10/10/2012 9:25:44 AM PDT by denydenydeny (Admiration of absolute government is proportionate to the contempt one has for others.-Tocqueville)
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To: SeekAndFind

What if I just hang out on the beach in Brazil? You know and check out the, uh, condition of the sand?


14 posted on 10/10/2012 9:26:44 AM PDT by arrogantsob (The Disaster MUST Go. Sarah herself supports Romney.)
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To: SeekAndFind

I have to laugh everytime I hear a LATINO proclaiming their “FAMILY VALUES.”


15 posted on 10/10/2012 9:42:09 AM PDT by notaliberal
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To: SeekAndFind

The Permanent War Against Evil continues.

BTW it is remarkable how many multi-million cities there are that I never heard of and there are many more in China and India no doubt.


16 posted on 10/10/2012 9:44:18 AM PDT by arrogantsob (The Disaster MUST Go. Sarah herself supports Romney.)
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To: Buckeye McFrog
Acapulco and Cuernavaca are on the list too. All formerly beautiful vacation spots in a beautiful country, now ruined! Glad I have seen Mexico because I am never going back.
17 posted on 10/10/2012 9:58:22 AM PDT by Ditter
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To: Cicero
Our family hunted in South Texas for many years and went across the border to Neuevo Laredo or Piedres Negras almost every weekend. Glad we all survived.
18 posted on 10/10/2012 10:03:32 AM PDT by Ditter
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To: Cicero

Heck . .you don’t have to go to Juarez to be a victim (http://www.elpasotimes.com/news/ci_20015986).

Not only was city hall hit with bullets. . .my parents’ condo has also been hit from shots out of Juarez.


19 posted on 10/10/2012 11:24:37 AM PDT by Hulka
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To: Gay State Conservative

The only South American country I would consider going to is Chile.


20 posted on 10/10/2012 11:27:43 AM PDT by dfwgator (I'm voting for Ryan and that other guy.)
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To: Ditter

You’re probably OK if you know where to go, and if they know you. I have some inlaws with a house in central Mexico, and they have developed ties to the locals, including the local police.

Off-duty soldiers on a binge are probably less safe. Plus, it would only take a couple of killings to get their superiors in trouble for allowing it to happen.


21 posted on 10/10/2012 12:26:17 PM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: Cicero

You are in Vermont and you know about Mexico? Have you been there lately? I know Mexican people who don’t go back now because they know what is going on. It is the getting to that safe destination that is bad.


22 posted on 10/10/2012 2:23:31 PM PDT by Ditter
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To: Ditter

My son-in-law’s brother-in-law bought a walled house and grounds in Oaxaca some years ago, right near the Cathedral. It needed a lot of fixing up, but he is a builder and has done well over the years with real estate.

They vacationed there for a number of years, met the locals, brought their family, when to rodeos and cockfights, and so on. But things have gotten much worse over the last few years, and they may stop going. They have some Mexican friends who live in the house and take care of it.

He sold a house on Prince Edward Island to buy this one, after making a good profit on it. Admittedly this one may have been a mistake. If so, it’s his first. He’s from an old Vermont family, but one of his grandparents was Mexican, and he may have been too much influenced by that.


23 posted on 10/10/2012 2:45:15 PM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: Cicero
I have been to Oaxaca, fascinating place, not going back. We have been to Acapulco, Cozumel, Mexico City, all over the Sonoran desert and all of the border towns many many times. Texans have always loved Mexico, I am glad for the memories I have, but no more.

One of my best friends moved to Cuernavaca and said “it is really safe, there are guards everywhere”. We know from things we have seen, all you have to do is grease the palm of one of those guards and they work for you. Corruption is Mexico's downfall.

24 posted on 10/10/2012 3:13:13 PM PDT by Ditter
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