We're #1 -- The Murder Capital of the World (LA Times)
From the LA Times: Rise in Bloodshed beclouds Caribbean Paradise -- Click here
It is sobering to realize that in coming back to Jamaica, I chose to move to the country ranked #1 in annual homicides (for countries that are not in a state of war.) Also, Trinidad and St. Lucia are not all that far behind.
On the flip-side, when we do emerge from this dark period, I wonder what things will be like? Already there is evidence that our murders have dropped by 20% over last year.