According to most recent statistics from official figures, during the first six months of 2020, the Argentine authorities registered 1,044 homicides, a slight decrease with respect to the number of murders registered during that same period in 2019, according to data from the Minister of Security, Sabina Frederic, and the System National Criminal Intelligence.
This put the country on track to record 2,088 homicides at the end of the year and a homicide rate of 4.6 per 100,000 residents, just below the 2019 total count.
Daiana Stocco studies Social Communication. She currently writes articles of general interest in Latinamericanpost. She has experience in news writing and is about to launch her own blog to publish her poems and communication concepts.