The 17 Worst Cities in the World
San Pedro Sula, Honduras
This exotic city may just be one of the most violent. Murders sparked by gangs occur frequently. Death squads run many areas of the city. For many locals, crime is their only option if they want to survive.
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This picture perfect city is a tourist’s dream – at least until they realize they’re in a highly violent city that boasts 142 killings per 100,000 people. While government officials are attempting to reduce that number, crime and violence remain a problem.
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Situated at the base of a mountain, Cali appears to be a beautiful city with a hopping nightlife. This isn’t the case. While its theft rates have dropped, Cali still has the 6th highest murder rate in the world. Not exactly ideal for a visit.
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