Honduras is a Central American nation situated on the Caribbean coast and bordered by Nicaragua to the south, El Salvador to the west and Guatemala to the north. Its climate is temperate, with dry and wet seasons. Tourists come to Honduras for its warm Caribbean beaches, turquoise waters, lush jungles, spectacular mountains and mysterious ancient ruins. The U.S. State Department notes that the security situation in the country is precarious due to high crime rate.
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Police officers at the crime scene where three people were found murdered in Tegucigalpa, Honduras
San Pedro Sula, Honduras is the most dangerous city in the world and is not growing safer, principally because of the relocation of powerful and dangerous Mexican cartels. There were 169 homicides per 100,000 people in San Pedro Sula in 2012, mainly because of drug-related violence.
Worst Characteristic- By far, the worst characteristic of Honduras is the murder rate. It is said that Honduras is "the murder capital of the world", and with good reason, since it has the highest murder rate in the world. Additionally, due to limited technology, the crimes are almost never solved, making Honduras a very unsafe place.