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BUENOS AIRES: The safest city in Latin America

According to The EconomistBuenos Aires is the most safe city in Latin America.

 
The report The Safe Cities Index 2017, considers 60 cities in the World and very varied categories: from personal & digital security, to health, infrastructure and physical; and it remarks "In 2017 only one city in the developing world cracks the top half of the index". 
 
Buenos Aires occupies the places 29th, in front of Santiago de Chile(35), Rio de Janeiro (37) and San Pablo (38).
 
Tokio is the safest city in the World, followed by Singapore, Osaka and Hong Kong, it is clear the dominance of the Asiatic cities in the ranking and afterwards the European cities, Amsterdam, Stockholm and Zurich. 
 
The Economist remarks that "the safety is still connected closely to welfare, but the punctuation of the city of high incomes are decreasing  while cities of developing economies are dominating the superior half of the index."