|Tourists - Cuenca Ecuador|
REPORTED deaths in last 6 years of U.S Citizens living in different parts of Latin America dated from January 2010 to January 2015
Ecuador – 37 deaths – 6 homicides
Panama – 22 deaths – 6 homicides
Colombia – 50 deaths – 38 homicides
Brazil – 31 deaths – 6 homicides
Uruguay – 9 deaths – 1 homicide
Nicaragua – 31 deaths – 5 homicides
Chile – 9 deaths – 1 homicide
Costa Rica – 124 Deaths – 28 homicides
Argentina – 16 deaths – 0 homicide
Mexico – there was so many deaths of us citizens that I didn’t want to spend the time counting them all but it is in the hundreds, maybe even thousands.
NOTE: The most deaths of U.S expats living abroad was from drowning in oceans, tied with car/pedestrian accidents and next was homicide.
Important Note - This information should not be considered a statistically complete account of U.S. citizen deaths in Ecuador during the reporting period. Only those deaths reported to the Department of State and deaths that can be established as non-natural are included. Most American citizens who die abroad were resident abroad and surviving family members might not inform the nearest U.S. embassy or consulate of the death. The report may not include some deaths of U.S. military or U.S. government officials. Identifying information is omitted for privacy.
We're an Expat Family of Five, Living Frugal, Healthy and Happy Abroad. We live in Cuenca, Ecuador and travel the Ecuador coast whenever we get a chance. We just adventured throughout the country of Panama for five weeks! Come along and enjoy some of our experiences with us!