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Several cities across Mexico are holding marches, after thugs assassinated seven people, one of which was the son of poet Javier Sicilia. continue reading »
Brazil's murder rate ranks sixth among 100 countries, both in terms of the population as a whole and among youth. The first-ranked country in terms of overall murder rate is El Salvador (57.3 per 100,000 in 2006), followed by Colombia (42.8 in 2006) and Venezuela (36.4 in 2007). The U.S. murder rate was 5 per 100,000 inhabitants in 2009, according to figures provided by the U.S. government. continue reading »
“Machismo IS violence,” “Maricón is he who harms a woman” “Don’t let violence hit your partner,” “Everyone against gender violence.” These are the slogans of several campaigns launched all over Latin America and Spain, seeking to put an end to Machismo. continue reading »