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Death toll of 18,960 in
Venezuela so far this year

El Universal [Caracas, Venezuela], by MARÍA ISOLIETT IGLESIAS, DEIVIS RAMÍREZ

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Posted By:PageTurner, 12/30/2012 2:46:13 PM

Killings skyrocketed, even though no statistical cut-off has been made yet. Based on the numbers managed at the Scientific, Criminal and Forensic Investigation Agency (Cicpc), through Monday, December 17, murders nationwide totaled 18,960. This means that every two hours five Venezuelans were slain, that is, 66 in every 100,000 inhabitants. Last year ended at 18,850 murders. Therefore, while this year has not ended yet, it overtakes the number of 2011, at least by 110. This is true, regardless of the 21st security plan implemented by the Venezuelan government. "All Life in Venezuela" Mission

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Life in Hugo´s paradise.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: choey, 12/30/2012 3:03:26 PM     (No. 9090302)

Don´t they have gun control?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: ColoWapiti, 12/30/2012 3:13:12 PM     (No. 9090308)

Yes, #1, they do. Very strict gun control. Yet, the murder rate isn´t zero, it is actually higher than in the US states with relaxed conceal carry permit laws.

I simply don´t understand how that is possible. The Messiah and all the liberal intellectuals have told us that strict gun control laws reduce crime, and save lives. This whole article must be a huge lie from the vast right wing conspiracy.

Right?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: JHHolliday, 12/30/2012 3:32:29 PM     (No. 9090323)

66 per 100,000. Ten times the murder rate in the US and they have strict gun control. What are they using? Machetes?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: PageTurner, 12/30/2012 4:05:06 PM     (No. 9090351)

Article says its 80% guns, 20% machetes and shivs.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: ColoWapiti, 12/30/2012 4:06:09 PM     (No. 9090352)

Time for us to have a serious national discussion about machetes and shivs.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: roger h. cook,MD, 12/30/2012 4:12:55 PM     (No. 9090360)

tHIS IS GUN CONTROL COMMUNIST STYLE.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: bob913, 12/30/2012 6:41:28 PM     (No. 9090480)

Slightly lower then New York and Chicago

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