Tijuana – Mexico
Tijuana is the most dangerous city in the world with 138 homicides per 100K people. Almost seven people are killed every day in this city. This city is famous for poverty and violent crime like rape, homicides, and kidnapping. The city population was about 2,049,413 and the Murder rate: 138 per 100,000 inhabitants.
The main reasons behind this violence are human trafficking and drug trades by different gangs. Another reason for the violence is a rivalry between the Sinaloa and Tijuana cartels.
Acapulco – Mexico
Acapulco is another one of the most dangerous places in the world. This city used to be a playground for the Hollywood set but now the drug war is happening on the streets. The city population was about 779,566 and the Murder rate: 111 per 100,000 inhabitants.
Its hillside neighborhoods are the stronghold of gangs like 221 or Los Locos include kidnappers, assassins, extortionists, car thieves, and killers. 111 homicides per 100k people is a result of this violence.
Caracas – Venezuela
Caracas has already been named the most dangerous capital city in the world in 2017. It still falls in the list of the top three most dangerous places in the world. The city population was about 2,682,801 and the Murder rate: 100 per 100,000 inhabitants.
100 murders in 100,000 residents make it one of the deadliest cities in the world. Violence is happening due to poverty and poor law and order.
Ciudad Victoria, Mexico
With 86 homicides per 100k people, Ciudad Victoria is another one of the most dangerous cities of Mexico.The city population was about Population: 349,688 and the Murder rate: 86 per 100,000 inhabitants.
These murders are the result of shootouts between criminal groups and police and military in the city. It also happens due to shootouts between rival drug cartels and violence in prisons as well.
Cuidad Juarez, Mexico
Cuidad Juarez served residents of EI Paso, TX with loud musical entertainment and nightclubs.The city population was about Population: 1,512,450 and the Murder rate: 86 per 100,000 inhabitants.
However, its tourism has been vanished due to high rates of crime. Now, this city has become a city to avoid with 86 murders per 100,000 residents
Irapuato – Mexico
It is a mid-sized Mexican city with a population of less than 400,000 but a murder rate of 81 in 100,000 people.The city population was about 866,370 and the Murder rate: 81 per 100,000 inhabitants.
This violence is happening due to turf wars between the Santa Rosa de Lima Cartel and the Jalisco Cartel New Generation