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Venezuela Gang Muscles Into Trinidad and Tobago, Others May Follow

A Venezuelan criminal gang has migrated to the Caribbean nation of Trinidad and Tobago -- sounding alarms about the expansion of organized crime elements to the...
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Op-Ed: Venezuela, The Ongoing Hurricane in the Caribbean

While Colombia bears the brunt of the Venezuelan exodus in terms of sheer numbers, several islands of the Caribbean, like Trinidad and Tobago, are being battered by...
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Pirates Control Ocean Between Venezuela, Trinidad and Tobago

Increased pirate attacks in the waters between Trinidad and Tobago and Venezuela show that criminal gangs in the Venezuelan state of Sucre are trying to dominate...
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Wave of Killings Showcase Puerto Rico’s Ongoing Weakened Security

A string of brazen homicides in Puerto Rico, some in broad daylight, has shocked residents and drawn attention to the weakened state of local law enforcement on the...
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Jamaica Brings Back Security Force Occupation as Violence Rises

Jamaica security forces are being sent back into a neighborhood where the recent withdrawal of a joint military-police occupation led to a spike in murders,...
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Report Highlights How Venezuela Crisis Fuels Piracy, Contraband in the Caribbean

A small patch of water between Venezuela’s eastern coast and the shores of Trinidad and Tobago has become a dangerous haven for pirates and criminals smuggling...
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Jamaica Responds to Rising Violence With Security Crackdown

Jamaica’s latest urban security operation has rounded up nearly 200 suspects in an attempt to “cauterize” rising rates of insecurity, but the aggressive...
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Takedown of Puerto Rico Crime Group Could Spur Struggle to Fill Power Vacuum

US authorities announced drug-related charges on January 18 against 104 alleged members of a Puerto Rico crime group, in a move that could leave a power vacuum in...
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What Is Missing From Police Crime Statistics?

When it comes to understanding crime and violence, police records only tell us half the story (literally). But to design effective crime prevention...