Most Dangerous Countries on the American Continent

This list feature North American, Central American and South American countries.

Caribbean countries are NOT allowed.

The Top Ten

1 Honduras Honduras became an independent nation in September 15, 1821. Bordering Countries: Guatemala, El Salvador, and Nicaragua. Capital: Tegucigalpa, FM Population: 8 Million Language: Spanish Major Exports: Coffee, Bananas, Apparel, and Palm Oil. Currency: Lempira

Yeah, of course this should be number one on this list! Why not! This country has the highest homicide rate in the whole world along with El Salvador, Coast Ivore and Venezuela! Avoid Tegucigalpa as much as possible! I reccomend you to NOT visit this country! - darthvadern

2 El Salvador El Salvador, officially the Republic of El Salvador, is the smallest and the most densely populated country in Central America.

This has the second highest homicide rate in the world, it's not as dangerous as Honduras, but still very dangerous, I've heard than San Salvador, the capital city is really dangerous. - darthvadern

3 Venezuela Venezuela, officially the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, is a federal republic located on the northern coast of South America.

I think colombia should be higher but barely

Venezuela is definitely the most dangerous South American country, in fact, it is one of the most dangerous country on the american continent! Now sure, the mountains are so beautiful you would feel like you lived in a movie, but the country ITSELF is super dangerous, Caracas is one of the most dangerous cities in the world and has the highest homicide rate along with the country Honduras. Bad goverment does it have too! So if you want to visit a South American country, DO NOT GO HERE UNLESS YOU WANT TO BE ROBBED OR ANYTHING WORSE! - darthvadern

4 Mexico Mexico, officially the United Mexican States, is a federal republic located in North America. The country is located between the U.S. and Central America, and is known for its Pacific and Gulf of Mexico beaches and its diverse landscape of mountains, deserts, and jungles.

Dick is cool

Duh, the worst of North America! tourists are getting raped, robbed, bullied, etc, with such a high homicide rate! One of the most unsafe contries in the world! - darthvadern

It is not that unsafe as you specified... homicide rate is high, but it is partially concentrated near the border cities (Tijuana, Juarez) due to cartels that get their drugs sold to US citizens - Slither

5 Ecuador Ecuador, officially the Republic of Ecuador, is a representative democratic republic in northwestern South America, bordered by Colombia on the north, Peru on the east and south, and the Pacific Ocean to the west.

My gramma once went to Ecuador, she had bought so much things that were super expensive and on the way back to Sweden, she was robbed, she was only going to get the tickets and she placed the things next to her and a couple of seconds later it was stolen! Everything that she bought was stolen! Not to mention this country lies in the equator so I warn you that it wil be VERY warm down there! - darthvadern

Showing signs of wealth isn't recommended anywhere. It can get you robbed ANYWHERE. - Slither

6 Belize Belize is a country on the eastern coast of Central America. It is the only country in Central America whose official language is English, though Belizean Creole and Spanish are also commonly spoken.

Very dangerous, do not visit cities like Belize City, go to the tourist towns instead. - darthvadern

7 Colombia Colombia, officially the Republic of Colombia, is a country situated in the northwest of South America, bordered to the northwest by Panama; to the east by Venezuela and Brazil; to the south by Ecuador and Peru; and it shares maritime limits with Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Honduras, Jamaica, Dominican Republic more.

Colombia is starting to improve but most of the country is REALLY BAD! Many people here have been kidnapped, a decade ago this had one of the highest homicide rates along with Venezuela, Honduras and El Salvador, now thankfully this country is impoving but there are still very BAD things about this country! AND if that wasn't enough then you shall hear me, Colombia is usally counted as one of the countries in the world AT the highest risk of terrorist acts. Colombia is definitely not safe yet! - darthvadern

8 Guatemala Guatemala, officially the Republic of Guatemala, is a country in Central America bordered by Mexico to the north and west, the Pacific Ocean to the southwest, Belize to the northeast, the Caribbean to the east, Honduras to the east and El Salvador to the southeast.

It has a high homicide rate, it you can tourist here, just be VERY careful! - darthvadern

9 United States The United States of America, or the U.S.A. for short, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, 48 of them are contiguous states. There are two other states, Alaska and Hawaii, which are north and south of the contiguous states, respectively. The United States declared its independence from the more.

Of course USA has to be so high up because everyone is butthurt about a country that is less dangerous than a lot of other countries!

The fact that it is number one on the best countries in the world lis just makes me sick, have you americans ever heard of 9/11, Las Vegas shootings, Orlando shootings, etc! One of the worst in the world! And the fact that is cost you money to go to the hospital, this is just plain rude and stupid! - darthvadern

10 Paraguay Paraguay, officially the Republic of Paraguay, is a landlocked country in central South America, bordered by Argentina to the south and southwest, Brazil to the east and northeast, and Bolivia to the northwest.

Very dangerous country, procced with caution, it has beacome the Ecuador Version 2, only a bit less dangerous but still, a VERY dangerous but yet beautiful coutry. - darthvadern

The Contenders

11 Nicaragua Nicaragua, officially the Republic of Nicaragua, is the largest country in the Central American isthmus.
12 Brazil Brazil, officially the Federative Republic of Brazil, is the largest country in both South America and the Latin American region.
13 China China, officially the People's Republic of China, is a sovereign state in East Asia. It is the world's most populous state, with a population of over 1.388 billion. It was established in 1949 by Chairman Mao, the president of the communist party. Its capital is Beijing. The major cities are Shanghai, more.

China is in Asia! - darthvadern


14 Argentina Argentina, officially the Argentine Republic, is a federal republic located in southeastern South America.
15 Bolivia Bolivia, officially known as the Plurinational State of Bolivia, is located in western-central South America.
16 Peru Peru, officially the Republic of Peru, is a country in western South America, bordered by Colombia and Ecuador to north, Brazil to east, Bolivia to south-east, Chile to south and the Pacific Ocean to the west. Peru is mostly known for being where the Inca people originally came from. The capital of more.
17 Haiti

This should be in top five there is a lot of poverty and Crime

18 Saint Kitts and Nevis The Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis, also known as the Federation of Saint Christopher and Nevis, is a two-island country in the West Indies.

High Homocide Rate

19 Canada Canada is a country in North America that is next to the United States, and it's the 2nd largest country in the world by area (size is 9.985 million kmĀ²). This country has 10 provinces, and 3 territories. Canada became a dominion on July 1, 1867. Its 10 provinces are: Ontario, British Columbia, Quebec, more.
20 Aruba
21 Chile Chile, officially the Republic of Chile, is a South American country occupying a long, narrow strip of land between the Andes to the east and the Pacific Ocean to the west.
22 Uruguay Uruguay, officially the Eastern Republic of Uruguay, is a country in the southeastern region of South America.
23 Guyana Guyana officially the Co-operative Republic of Guyana, is a sovereign state on the northern mainland of South America. It is, however, often considered part of the Caribbean region because of its strong cultural, historical, and political ties with other Anglo-Caribbean countries and the Caribbean Community. more.
24 Suriname Suriname, officially known as the Republic of Suriname, is a sovereign state on the northeastern Atlantic coast of South America.
25 Panama Panama, officially called the Republic of Panama, is a country in Central America situated between North and South America.
26 Costa Rica Costa Rica, officially the Republic of Costa Rica, is a country in Central America, bordered by Nicaragua to the north, Panama to the southeast, the Pacific Ocean to the west, the Caribbean Sea to the east, and Ecuador to the south of Cocos Island.
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