My BIL lives in a city near the border with Guatemala. It's known as the "murder" capitol" of the world because it has had the highest murder rate for the past two years or so. Most of the top 50 most dangerous cities are in Central and South America in the drug traffic zone, but there are a few in the US (New Orleans, #17), the Caribbean, and Africa as well. The most dangerous city that I've been to so far is Guatemala City which didn't even make the top ten (#12). I don't think I'll make it goal to visit all 50 cities, but I think this will be definitely an interesting experience! And it's good to be reminded how different things are in other parts of the world. I know that I take a lot for granted.
Anyway, I really need to go pack now - I just wanted to let all of my