NOV 25, 2017 AT 02:31 AM
The country has many beautiful destinations to see and experience, but has lately suffered its share of terrorist attacks outside the capital, and terrorism threats still abound. There is also increase in violent crime in some areas of the capital city, Nairobi, with stabbings being common.
The nation has an infamous record of having the highest murder rates in the world, and the military as well as the police presence is wanting. The department of Gracias a Dios is heavily plagued with drug trafficking and crime issues as well. Most homicides in the country, approximately 70%, occurred in the districts of La Ceiba, Tegucigalpa and San Pedro Sula.