Sep 27, 2012

Guatemala Graphs of the Day (Lynchings and Murders)

In Guatemala the murder rate has decreased since 2009, but the number of lynchings has increased since 2008. Is there a link between them? [to be sure, lynchings are also murders, but lynchings might be governance mechanisms as well in the absence of a functional justice system - this is Carlos Mendoza's theory].

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