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Impunity remains largest hurdle for human trafficking in the Americas, says UN
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Impunity remains largest hurdle for human trafficking in the Americas, says UN

The Tico Times - December 3, 2014

There are more laws on the book than ever in Latin America criminalizing human trafficking, but these laws rarely lead to prosecutions or convictions, according to a…

30 percent of murders in the world happen in Latin America and the Caribbean
Crime
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Crime
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30 percent of murders in the world happen in Latin America and the Caribbean

The Tico Times - March 6, 2014

Despite having only 9 percent of the world’s population, Latin America and the Caribbean register more than 30 percent of the world’s homicides, according to a security…