600,000 murders in Brazil in 10 years
In Latin America, where the murder has become a problem, at least 600,000 homicides have been committed in Brazil between 2006 and 2016.
One of the 10 murder victims committed worldwide every year is Brazilian. Many of the nearly 60,000 Brazilian citizens killed each year were shot dead by firearms. The majority of weapons were made in Brazil. The country is the fourth largest firearm and ammunition producer in the world.
The Brazilian Public Safety Forum and the IPEA, the public research institute, said that 62,000 homicides were committed in 2016 in the country.
In Brazil, where the murder rate is five times higher than the US, between 2006-2016, nearly 600,000 people were murdered.
The People's Council and the Criminal Tribunal for Public Safety in Mexico announced the world's 50 most dangerous cities in 2017.
According to this, Natal, the city where the most murders were committed in Brazil in 2017, was announced with the pick murder where 102 people killed in every 100,000 people.
The weapons industry is a big sector in Brazil. When all the defense products are taken into consideration, the sector holds about $ 60 billion a year, about 350 million dollars worth of small arms and ammunition.