Travel to Ukraine and Israel hit the headlines this year with people pointing out the obvious danger of traveling to these regions. However, war zones are not the only risky places to do business or visit.
Click ahead to view some of the most dangerous cities to vacation or do business. High rates of homicide, associated with everything from gangs to corruption, have made these destinations among the riskiest in the world, according to the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC).
—By Hamza Ali, special to CNBC.com on September 22, 2014.