Uruguay faces a wave of violence that could mean a homicide record – government blames drug trafficking

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Uruguay has been experiencing dark hours in terms of homicides in recent days. In the first quarter of this year, there were 96 homicides in a country of some 3.5 million inhabitants, 33% more than in the same period of 2021 and a figure that marks a trend that, if maintained, would mean an annual homicide record in the southern country.
Uruguay faces a wave of violence that could mean a homicide record – government blames drug trafficking
6 days ago·Uruguay

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Uruguay faces a wave of violence that could mean a homicide record – government blames drug trafficking

Uruguay has been experiencing dark hours in terms of homicides in recent days. In the first quarter of this year, there were 96 homicides in a country of some 3.5 million inhabitants, 33% more than in the same period of 2021 and a figure that marks a trend that, if maintained, would mean an annual homicide record in the southern country.

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