Of the world’s 50 most violent cities, almost all of them are in Latin America, according to a report by Mexico Citizens Council for Public Security.

The Council releases an annual ranking on the number of homicides in each country.

The latest statistics show that Carcas, Venezuela is the murder capital of the world, where nearly 120 people were killed for every 100,000 inhabitants. Here is the full list:


50. Obregón, Mexico had 28.29 homicides per 100,000 inhabitants

Assassin of American artist Tito Torbellino gunned gown in Ciudad Obregon. Photo: beforeitsnews.com
Assassin of American artist Tito Torbellino gunned gown in Ciudad Obregon. Photo: beforeitsnews.com

49. Maracaibo, Venezuela had 28.85 homicides per 100,000 inhabitants

Thousands of opposition protestors outside of Palacio de Justicia in Maracaibo, Venezuela. Photo: María Alejandra Mora
Thousands of opposition protestors outside of Palacio de Justicia in Maracaibo, Venezuela. Photo: María Alejandra Mora

48. Macapá, Brazil had 30.25 homicides per 100,000 inhabitants


47. Johannesburg, South Africa had 30.31 homicides per 100,000 inhabitants

Demonstrators chant slogans as they gather at a busy intersection during a protest against fee hikes in Johannesburg on October 21, 2015. (Marco Longari/AFP/Getty Images)
Demonstrators chant slogans as they gather at a busy intersection during a protest against fee hikes in Johannesburg on October 21, 2015. (Marco Longari/AFP/Getty Images)

46. Victoria, Mexico had 30.5 homicides per 100,000 inhabitants

Mexican soldiers patrol a street in Ciudad Victoria. Getty Images
Mexican soldiers patrol a street in Ciudad Victoria. Getty Images

45. Pereira, Colombia had 32.58 homicides per 100,000 inhabitants

Pedro Pablo Montoya (C), rebel of the FARC known as “Rojas”, is escorted by soldiers after a news conference at a military base in Pereira March 8, 2008. REUTERS/John Vizcaino
Pedro Pablo Montoya (C), rebel of the FARC known as “Rojas”, is escorted by soldiers after a news conference at a military base in Pereira March 8, 2008. REUTERS/John Vizcaino

44. Curitiba, Brazil had 34.71 homicides per 100,000 inhabitants

Detained members of the Landless Rural Workers Movement (MST) are escorted by Brazilian military riot police in the town of Campo Largo, near the city of Curitiba, southern Brazil on Tuesday, May 2, 2000. AP Photo/Tereza Costa
Detained members of the Landless Rural Workers Movement (MST) are escorted by Brazilian military riot police in the town of Campo Largo, near the city of Curitiba, southern Brazil on Tuesday, May 2, 2000. AP Photo/Tereza Costa

43. Porto Alegre, Brazil had 34.73 homicides per 100,000 inhabitants

Marko Djurica/Reuters Riot policemen stand on a street in front of a torn Brazlian flag during a protest against the 2014 World Cup in Porto Alegre June 12, 2014.
Marko Djurica/Reuters
Riot policemen stand on a street in front of a torn Brazlian flag during a protest against the 2014 World Cup in Porto Alegre June 12, 2014.

42. Nelson Mandela Bay, South Africa had 35.85 homicides per 100,000 inhabitants

Thomas Mukoya/Reuters South African soldiers march to formation before welcoming the funeral cortege carrying the coffin of former South African President Nelson Mandela to the Union Buildings in the capital Pretoria on December 12, 2013.
Thomas Mukoya/Reuters
South African soldiers march to formation before welcoming the funeral cortege carrying the coffin of former South African President Nelson Mandela to the Union Buildings in the capital Pretoria on December 12, 2013.

41. Durban, South Africa had 35.93 homicides per 100,000 inhabitants

AP Police hold up shields in South Africa.
AP
Police hold up shields in South Africa.

40. Campina Grande, Brazil had 36.04 homicides per 100,000 inhabitants


39. Campos dos Goytacazes, Brazil had 36.16 homicides per 100,000 inhabitants


38. Aracaju, Brazil had 37.7 homicides per 100,000 inhabitants

Secretaria de Estado de Seguranca Publica de Sergipe/AP A prisoners stand on the roof of the Advogado Antonio Jacinto Filho state prison as military police stand gathered nearby, in Aracaju, Brazil, Monday April 16, 2012.
Secretaria de Estado de Seguranca Publica de Sergipe/AP
A prisoners stand on the roof of the Advogado Antonio Jacinto Filho state prison as military police stand gathered nearby, in Aracaju, Brazil, Monday April 16, 2012.

37. Recife, Brazil had 38.12 homicides per 100,000 inhabitants


36. Vitória da Conquista, Brazil had 38.46 homicides per 100,000 inhabitants


35. Tijuana, Mexico had 39.09 homicides per 100,000 inhabitants

Jorge Duenes/Reuters Mexican soldiers look as 134 tonnes of marijuana are incinerated at Morelos military base in Tijuana October 20, 2010.
Jorge Duenes/Reuters
Mexican soldiers look as 134 tonnes of marijuana are incinerated at Morelos military base in Tijuana October 20, 2010.

34. Gran Barcelona, Venezuela had 40.08 homicides per 100,000 inhabitants


33. Kingston, Jamaica had 41.14 homicides per 100,000 inhabitants

Hans Deryk/Reuters A pick-up truck loaded with Jamaican police patrol a market area near the Tivoli Gardens neighborhood of Kingston, Jamaica May 26, 2010.
Hans Deryk/Reuters
A pick-up truck loaded with Jamaican police patrol a market area near the Tivoli Gardens neighborhood of Kingston, Jamaica May 26, 2010.

32. New Orleans, U.S.A. had 41.44 homicides per 100,000 inhabitants

Reuters/Carlos Barria CB/CCK Police officers patrol the streets of the University neighborhood of New Orleans September 8, 2005
Reuters/Carlos Barria CB/CCK
Police officers patrol the streets of the University neighborhood of New Orleans September 8, 2005

31. Vitoria, Brazil had 41.99 homicides per 100,000 inhabitants

Lunae Parracho/Reuters Police stand near Amazon Indians blocking the main entrance to the construction site of the Belo Monte hydroelectric dam in Vitoria do Xingu, near Altamira in Para State.
Lunae Parracho/Reuters
Police stand near Amazon Indians blocking the main entrance to the construction site of the Belo Monte hydroelectric dam in Vitoria do Xingu, near Altamira in Para State.

30. Teresina, Brazil had 42.64 homicides per 100,000 inhabitants


29. Goiânia, Brazil had 43.38 homicides per 100,000 inhabitants

Cristiano Borges/Reuters Demonstrators burn a Brazilian flag while protesting against the 2014 World Cup in Goiania
Cristiano Borges/Reuters
Demonstrators burn a Brazilian flag while protesting against the 2014 World Cup in Goiania

28. Detroit, U.S.A. had 43.89 homicides per 100,000 inhabitants


27. Feira de Santana, Brazil had 45.5 homicides per 100,000 inhabitants


26. Belém, Brazil had 45.83 homicides per 100,000 inhabitants

AP Photo/Lucivaldo Sena Soldiers prepare to travel to different towns ahead of Brazil’s presidential election runoff, at the Pratinha neighborhood in Belem, Brazil, Friday, Oct. 29, 2010.
AP Photo/Lucivaldo Sena
Soldiers prepare to travel to different towns ahead of Brazil’s presidential election runoff, at the Pratinha neighborhood in Belem, Brazil, Friday, Oct. 29, 2010.

25. Guatemala, Guatemala had 47.17 homicides per 100,000 inhabitants

Jorge Dan Lopez/Reuters A prison guard gestures on the roof of Fraijanes II, a maximum security prison in the township of Fraijanes, outskirts of Guatemala City November 19, 2012.
Jorge Dan Lopez/Reuters
A prison guard gestures on the roof of Fraijanes II, a maximum security prison in the township of Fraijanes, outskirts of Guatemala City November 19, 2012.

24. Cumaná, Venezuela had 47.77 homicides per 100,000 inhabitants


23. Manaus, Brazil had 47.87 homicides per 100,000 inhabitants

Bruno Kelly/Reuters Police evict a group of squatters consisting of Amazon Indians and non-Indian settlers, from a plot of privately-owned forest they have been occupying for three months in Iranduba, near Manaus, September 25, 2013.
Bruno Kelly/Reuters
Police evict a group of squatters consisting of Amazon Indians and non-Indian settlers, from a plot of privately-owned forest they have been occupying for three months in Iranduba, near Manaus, September 25, 2013.

22. Cuiabá, Brazil had 48.52 homicides per 100,000 inhabitants

REUTERS/Eric Gaillard Brazilian soldiers stand guard near where the South Korean team was attending a training session at the stadium of the Universidade Federal de Mato Grosso in Cuiaba, June 15, 2014.
REUTERS/Eric Gaillard
Brazilian soldiers stand guard near where the South Korean team was attending a training session at the stadium of the Universidade Federal de Mato Grosso in Cuiaba, June 15, 2014.

21. São Luís, Brazil had 53.05 homicides per 100,000 inhabitants

AP In this April 23, 2012 file photo, the body of Brazilian journalist Decio Sa, center, lies on the ground after being shot at a restaurant and bar in Sao Luis, Maranhao state, Brazil.
AP
In this April 23, 2012 file photo, the body of Brazilian journalist Decio Sa, center, lies on the ground after being shot at a restaurant and bar in Sao Luis, Maranhao state, Brazil.

20. Barquisimeto, Venezuela had 54.96 homicides per 100,000 inhabitants

AP Venezuelan police officers stand guard outside the morgue where the bodies of prisoners killed in a riot were taken in Barquisimeto,Venezuela, Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013.
AP
Venezuelan police officers stand guard outside the morgue where the bodies of prisoners killed in a riot were taken in Barquisimeto,Venezuela, Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013.

19. Baltimore, U.S.A. had 54.98 homicides per 100,000 inhabitants


18. Maceió, Brazil had 55.63 homicides per 100,000 inhabitants

REUTERS/Jamil Bittar Brazil’s drug lord Luiz Fernando Costa, also know as “Fernandinho Beira Mar” (Freddy Seashore), arrives at Federal Police Headquarter in Brasilia March 24, 2006.
REUTERS/Jamil Bittar
Brazil’s drug lord Luiz Fernando Costa, also know as “Fernandinho Beira Mar” (Freddy Seashore), arrives at Federal Police Headquarter in Brasilia March 24, 2006.

17. Culiacán, Mexico had 56.09 homicides per 100,000 inhabitants

Henry Romero/Reuters Mexican federal policemen prepare to fly to Culiacan from Mexico City’s airport May 28, 2008
Henry Romero/Reuters
Mexican federal policemen prepare to fly to Culiacan from Mexico City’s airport May 28, 2008

16. João Pessoa, Brazil had 58.4 homicides per 100,000 inhabitants

Flickr/Ben Tavener Authorities stand guard in João Pessoa, Brazil.
Flickr/Ben Tavener
Authorities stand guard in João Pessoa, Brazil.

15. St. Louis, U.S.A. had 59.23 homicides per 100,000 inhabitants


14. Salvador, Brazil had 60.63 homicides per 100,000 inhabitants

REUTERS/Lunae Parracho A Brazilian drug gang member nicknamed Poison, 18, poses with a gun atop a hill overlooking a slum in Salvador, Bahia State, April 11, 2013.
REUTERS/Lunae Parracho
A Brazilian drug gang member nicknamed Poison, 18, poses with a gun atop a hill overlooking a slum in Salvador, Bahia State, April 11, 2013.

13. Natal, Brazil had 60.66 homicides per 100,000 inhabitants

REUTERS/Toru Hanai A soldier stands outside at the Maria Lamas Farache-Frasqueirao stadium before the Mexico’s national soccer team’s training session in Natal, June 14, 2014.
REUTERS/Toru Hanai
A soldier stands outside at the Maria Lamas Farache-Frasqueirao stadium before the Mexico’s national soccer team’s training session in Natal, June 14, 2014.

12. Fortaleza, Brazil had 60.77 homicides per 100,000 inhabitants

REUTERS/Davi Pinheiro Riot police fire at demonstrators as they control access to the Estadio Castelao, where the Confederations Cup semi-final match between Spain and Italy is being played, during a protest in Fortaleza June 27, 2013.
REUTERS/Davi Pinheiro
Riot police fire at demonstrators as they control access to the Estadio Castelao, where the Confederations Cup semi-final match between Spain and Italy is being played, during a protest in Fortaleza June 27, 2013.

11. Ciudad Guayana, Venezuela had 62.33 homicides per 100,000 inhabitants

AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos In this May 15, 2013 photo, National Guard soldiers frisk a man at a checkpoint as part of the “Secure Homeland” initiative in Petare, one of the most dangerous neighborhoods of Caracas, Venezuela.
AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos
In this May 15, 2013 photo, National Guard soldiers frisk a man at a checkpoint as part of the “Secure Homeland” initiative in Petare, one of the most dangerous neighborhoods of Caracas, Venezuela.

10. Cali, Colombia had 64.27 homicides per 100,000 inhabitants

Jaime Saldarriaga/Reuters Colombian special investigators inspect the body of a car bomb victim in a street of Cali city September 1, 2008.
Jaime Saldarriaga/Reuters
Colombian special investigators inspect the body of a car bomb victim in a street of Cali city September 1, 2008.

9. Cape Town, South Africa had 65.53 homicides per 100,000 inhabitants

REUTERS/Mike Hutchings A child runs towards a burning barricade during a strike by farm workers at De Doorns on the N1 highway, linking Cape Town and Johannesburg, in this January 9, 2013 file photo.
REUTERS/Mike Hutchings
A child runs towards a burning barricade during a strike by farm workers at De Doorns on the N1 highway, linking Cape Town and Johannesburg, in this January 9, 2013 file photo.

8. Palmira, Colombia had 70.88 homicides per 100,000 inhabitants

Jaime Saldarriaga/Reuters A soldier stands guard alongside explosives confiscated by army troops during a raid close Palmira city in Valle del Cauca province March 11, 2010.
Jaime Saldarriaga/Reuters
A soldier stands guard alongside explosives confiscated by army troops during a raid close Palmira city in Valle del Cauca province March 11, 2010.

7. Valencia, Venezuela had 72.31 homicides per 100,000 inhabitants

REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins Battle tanks of the Venezuelan Army take part in a military parade to celebrate the 188th anniversary of the Battle of Carabobo in Valencia, some 180 km (112 miles) west of Caracas June 24, 2009.
REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
Battle tanks of the Venezuelan Army take part in a military parade to celebrate the 188th anniversary of the Battle of Carabobo in Valencia, some 180 km (112 miles) west of Caracas June 24, 2009.

6. Distrito Central, Honduras had 73.51 homicides per 100,000 inhabitants

REUTERS/Jorge Cabrera Members of the military police march during a parade commemorating Independence Day in Tegucigalpa September 15, 2014.
REUTERS/Jorge Cabrera
Members of the military police march during a parade commemorating Independence Day in Tegucigalpa September 15, 2014.

5. Maturín, Venezuela had 86.45 homicides per 100,000 inhabitants


4. Acapulco, Mexico had 104.73 homicides per 100,000 inhabitants

AP Photo/Bernandino Hernandez A soldier walks by the body of a municipal policeman who was gunned down by unidentified assailants in the Pacific resort city of Acapulco, Mexico Wednesday Dec. 1, 2010.
AP Photo/Bernandino Hernandez
A soldier walks by the body of a municipal policeman who was gunned down by unidentified assailants in the Pacific resort city of Acapulco, Mexico Wednesday Dec. 1, 2010.

3. San Salvador, El Salvador had 108.54 homicides per 100,000 inhabitants

Jose Cabezas/AFP/Getty Images Salvadoran gang members participate in an event with mediators including a Catholic bishop at Cojutepeque prison, east of San Salvador.
Jose Cabezas/AFP/Getty Images
Salvadoran gang members participate in an event with mediators including a Catholic bishop at Cojutepeque prison, east of San Salvador.

2. San Pedro Sula, Honduras had 111.03 homicides per 100,000 inhabitants

LEONEL CRUZ/AFP/Getty Images Members of the Mara Salvatrucha (MS-13) gang, offer a press conference at a prison in San Pedro Sula, 240 km north of Tegucigalpa, on May 28, 2013.
LEONEL CRUZ/AFP/Getty Images
Members of the Mara Salvatrucha (MS-13) gang, offer a press conference at a prison in San Pedro Sula, 240 km north of Tegucigalpa, on May 28, 2013.

1. Caracas, Venezuela had 119.87 homicides per 100,000 inhabitants

REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins Opposition demonstrators hold a Venezuelan flag in front of a burning barricade during a protest against President Nicolas Maduro’s government in Caracas February 15, 2014.
REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
Opposition demonstrators hold a Venezuelan flag in front of a burning barricade during a protest against President Nicolas Maduro’s government in Caracas February 15, 2014.