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on July 30, 2019 in World News

Baltimore’s Murder Rate Outpaces Central America’s Most Dangerous Countries

by John Binder The murder rate of Baltimore, Maryland, is set to continue to be higher than Central America’s most dangerous countries, analysis finds. Research by Princeton Policy Advisors’ Steven Kopits reveals that Baltimore has long had a higher murder rate than the most crime-ridden nations of Central America, where thousands of migrants flee from every year. Based on the current rate of murders in Baltimore, Kopits projects that Baltimore’s murder rate for 2019 will come in at about 56 murders per 100,000 people — making it more than twice as dangerous as the country of Guatemala. To date,...

by John Binder The murder rate of Baltimore, Maryland, is set to continue to be higher than Central America’s most dangerous countries, analysis finds. Research by Princeton Policy Advisors’ Steven Kopits reveals that Baltimore has long had a higher...

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