In America’s urban centers, 3,081 people were murdered in the first half of 2017, according to the Major Cities Chiefs Association Violent Crimes Survey. That’s up from 2,994 people for the same period in 2016.
Here are murder rates in 61 cities and major urban centers across the U.S. for the first half of 2017. The rates are calculated per 100,000 residents, based on the most recent population data for each city. …more: CBS
THE 500TH ANNIVERSARY OF PIRI REIS MAP OF 1513 AND THE UNESCO YEAR OF PIRI REIS 2013 H more Piri Reis
WHAT IS THE CORRUPTION PERCEPTIONS INDEX? MORE: Map: The most- and least-corrupt countries in the world The Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) ranks countries and territories based on how corrupt their public sector is perceived to be. It is a composite index…