Why is Latin America so violent?

We have almost gotten used to the news about it: drugviolence in Mexico, gangs in El Salvador, political killings in Colombia and Honduras and daily murders in the slums of Venezuela and Brazil. But why is Latin America so violent? In this article (in Norwegian) published in the Internasjonalen column in the daily Dagsavisen I draw on recent research to find answers.

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Published Apr. 19, 2016 12:00 AM - Last modified July 4, 2016 3:41 PM
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