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Honduras on Pace for 10.7 Percent Decline in Homicide Rate

Marco Cáceres | Posted 10.13.2014 | World
Marco Cáceres

Everyone seems to have their own system for coming up with what classifies as a murder. As would be expected, the government's would be the most stringent, because it is in the government's interest to keep the numbers down.

Honduras Homicide Rate Drops Again

Marco Cáceres | Posted 03.16.2014 | World
Marco Cáceres

Think about it... 75.1 would allow the Nationalists to boast that they succeeded in lowering the homicide rate to what it was prior to the Lobo years. Clever, but it really is more likely that the Observatory's number is the more accurate one.