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Priest in Mexico Escapes Unharmed After Gunmen Shoot at Him Due to His Human Rights Work

Father José Filiberto Velázquez Florencio, a priest of the Diocese of Chilpancingo-Chilapa in the Mexican state of Guerrero, reported that gunmen shot at the car he was in around midnight Oct. 18, 2023.

The list of the 50 most violent cities in the world during 2022, ranked by the Citizen Council for Public Safety and Criminal Justice, includes 17 towns in Mexico.