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01. Intentional Homicide (ICCS 0101) (criminal system)
1.4.1.1 Victims of intencional homicide related to organized criminal groups or gangs (Males & Females)
Total number of victims (Males and Females) of Intentional Homicide related to organized criminal groups or gangs.
"Organized Criminal Group" or "Gang" means the victim or perpetrator was a member of an Organized criminal group or Gang, or the homicide occurs in a fashion related to organized criminal groups/gangs.
"ORGANIZED CRIMINAL GROUP" shall mean a "structured group of three or more persons, existing for a period of time and acting in concert with the aim of committing one or more serious crimes or offences established in accordance with this Convention, in order to obtain, directly or indirectly, financial or other material benefit".
"STRUCTURED GROUP" shall mean a “group that is not randomly formed for the immediate commission of an offence and that does not need to have formally defined roles for its members, continuity of its membership or a developed structure".
"GANG" means a “group of persons that is defined by a set of characteristics including durability over time, street-oriented lifestyle, youthfulness of members, involvement in illegal activities and group identity". Definitions used by national law enforcement bodies may include some additional elements and may in some cases deviate from this generic definition.
[Sources: United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime and the Protocols Thereto, Art. 2 (a) and (c). New York, N.Y., 2004;
International Classification of Crime for Statistical Purposes (ICCS), UNODC, Mar 2015, p. 98, footnote 148].
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Antigua and Barbuda------ 
Argentina------ 
Bahamas201183 
Barbados20168 
Belize201617 
Bolivia------ 
Brazil------ 
Canada2016141 
Chile------ 
Colombia2016259 
Costa Rica------ 
Dominica------ 
Dominican Republic201617 
Ecuador20160 
El Salvador20141,551 
Grenada20160 
Guatemala------ 
Guyana20168 
Haiti------ 
Honduras2016227 
Jamaica2015850 
Mexico------ 
Nicaragua------ 
Panama201632 
Paraguay------ 
Peru------ 
Saint Kitts and Nevis------ 
Saint Lucia------ 
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines------ 
Suriname------ 
Trinidad and Tobago------ 
United States2015792 
Uruguay201126 
Venezuela------ 
Regions
 
    
01. Americas------ 
02. Caribbean------ 
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04. North America------ 
05. South America------ 
* Alertamerica adopts the use of commas to indicate figures un the thousands (1,000) while points signal decimals (10.5).