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San Pedro Sula, Honduras, the most violent city in the world - in pictures

(WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT) The Honduran city of San Pedro Sula, recently voted the most violent in the world, bears all the grim hallmarks of a war zone with mortuaries overflowing with bodies and the wounded filling hospitals.


Sexual exploitation that the UN says amounts to slavery is forcing girls and their families from El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras to seek refuge in Mexico

An internal investigation alleges that 81 police officers in Honduras, including high-ranking officials, have been working for an MS13 gang leader and participated in horrific crime sprees that include the massacre of 12 people at a pool hall.

from BBC News

How unrealistic is murder on television?

John Nettles examines corpse with arrow in back in Midsomer Murders.... Are the murders realisitic?

from Mail Online

Guns, gangs and murder: Honduras, the world's most violent country

LOWEST VERSION OF HUMAN. Low lifes: Honduras is being torn apart by gangs, or 'maras' (pictured, a member of the Mara 18 gang), who traffick billions of dollars worth of cocaine to the United States every year



Honduras, the murder capital of the world, is rife with gang crime, murder, illegal drugs, violence and extortion. The Telegraph reports from San Pedro Sula.


Murder capital of the world: a social history of Honduras

from the Guardian

Honduras confirms murder of another member of Berta Cáceres’s activist group

Four months after the assassination of award-winning environmentalist Berta Cáceres, an indigenous activist and member of her organization has been killed