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The level of crime and violence in Honduras remains critically high, although it has declined in the past two years, according to a Travel Warning issued by the State Department. The country has one of the highest murder rates in the world – in 2012, on average of 20 people a day were killed every day in Honduras, according to the Violence Observatory at the National Autonomous University ; 10 Americans have been killed since January 2014. Cruise passengers have been victims of armed robbery and carjacking.