There were 34 murders in Panama in May, bringing the total for the first five months of the year to 171.
The majority of deaths were gang-related and occurred d in Panama, Colon and Panama West. according to National Police data.
Five of the victims of in May were women.
Belkis Aidé Trujillo, 28, died at the hands of her husband in Coclé because if jealousy A day later, Evelyn Morales,24, was stabbed to death by her ex-husband in front of her daughter
Karolki Fernández was shot to death in a car in the Villa Catalina sector of Don Bosco, province
In Colon, Zuleika Gardín Martínez, 34, years old, was murdered. was shot by a man after a fight
Margareth Morales,20 died after receiving two shots when in a bar in Tocumen with her boyfriend, who was also killed.
Two foreigners were murdered in May.
On May 2 Alan Culverwell, a 60-year-old New Zealander, died at the hands of criminals who invaded his boat to steal. He was with his wife and twin sons.,
Nicolás Antonio Me,30. from Chile, was attacked by marauders on May 5. Witnesses took him to Santo Tomas Hospital where he died.
How does 171 murders compare to the first five months of last year? There were 401 murders in the first 11 months of last year. There were 654 murders in 2012.