Belize is listed as the 5th most murderous country in the world according to WorldAtlas. The “worldatlas” internet site lists the 25 most murderous countries in the world and little Belize is starring in the top 5. The majority of the most murderous countries can be found in Central and South America. According to the list posted, Honduras is number one with 91.6 murders per every 100,000 people yearly. Stated differently, this is nearly 1 out of every 1,000 people killed. El Salvador is number two with 69.2 murders per 100,000 population annually. Next is Jamaica with 52.2 murders per 100,000 population. Venezuela is number four with 45.1 people per 100,000 murdered each year. Belize is 41.4 persons per hundred thousand. Of all these nations, Belize has, by far, the smallest population.