Nicaragua is one of safest countries in region
Nicaragua was ranked as the seventh safest country in Latin America and is one of the countries that significantly improved its position in the western hemisphere in the 2013 Global Peace Index.
The index evaluates over 162 countries, and includes indicators such as the levels of military expenditure, its relations with neighboring countries, number of homicides, level of organized conflict and the level of respect for human rights.
Among the Central American countries, Nicaragua is number two after Costa Rica, in the 66 position, while Guatemala is number 109, El Salvador number 112, followed by Honduras as number 123.
Source: Digital Journal