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UNODC. 2014 ‘Haiti.’ 2013 Global Study on Homicide, pp. 84-85. Vienna: United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. 21 April

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Haiti's homicide rate has doubled in recent years (from 5.1 per 100,000 in 2007 to 10.2 per 100,000 in 2012), but it decreased slightly in the first half of 2013.(37) The 2012 rate was half the homicide rate in the neighbouring Dominican Republic (22.1 per 100,000 in 2012) and only a quarter that in Jamaica (39.3 per 100,000 in 2012), but the increase remains notable…

In 2012, 75 per cent of the murders in Haiti took place in Port-au-Prince and firearms accounted for 87 per cent of them…(38)

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37) UNODC Homicide Statistics (2013).

38) UNDPKO-MINUSTAH (2013).

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