Belo Monte dam makes Altamira the most violent city in Brazil 

The Brazilian Institute of Applied Economic Research (IPEA) released on this Monday (June 5) the Map of Violence of 2017. According to the map, Altamira (in the state of Para) is the most violent municipality of Brazil. The research used data from 2015, peak year of Belo Monte hydro-power dam construction. According to the study made, in partnership with the Public Safety Forum, the municipality has the highest rate of homicides and violent deaths of undetermined causes of all Brazilian cities of more than 100 thousand inhabitants.There are 107 violent deaths per 100,000 inhabitants, almost four times more in comparison to the national average (28.9 deaths per 100,000 inhabitants), and 10 points above the second violent city of Brazil, Lauro de Freitas, in Bahia, with 97.7 deaths per 100,000 people.

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