Crime in Colombia went down six percent in 2010 compared to the year before, the country’s police said in their year-end report.
The country’s murder rate dropped 3.6 percent. In 2010, 15,238 murders were committed against 15,817 the year before. The murder rate is now 32 per 100 thousand.
The police stressed that in more than a quarter of Colombia’s municipalities not one murder was committed all year.