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Dominican Republic Anti-Drug Official Slain in Capital

The Dominican Republic’s top drug official vowed to continue his agency’s fight against organized crime and drug trafficking after his deputy was gunned down in...
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Reasons for Trinidad and Tobago Emergency Measures Remain Murky

The prime minister of Trinidad and Tobago has extended the current state of emergency for three more months, but the reasons behind the move remain unclear, with...
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Cuba, Jamaica to Cooperate Against Trafficking

Top Jamaican security officials will meet with their Cuban counterparts to strengthen anti-narcotics cooperation between the two...
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Puerto Ricans Accused of Hired Killings in Dominican Republic

The trial of nine suspected Puerto Rican hitmen, accused of at least five gangland murders, has begun in the Dominican...
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How Jamaica Tried to Stall ‘Dudus’ Coke Extradition

Drug lord "Dudus" Coke has pleaded guilty to racketeering, closing a dark chapter in Jamaica's history. But the efforts to prosecute Coke warrant more examination,...
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Trinidad and Tobago Declares Drug War Emergency

The Caribbean nation of Trinidad and Tobago, less than 10 miles from the coast from Venezuela, declared a temporary "state of emergency" in light of concerns over...
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Dominican President Asks for More US Anti-Drug Aid

The president of the Dominican Republic called on the U.S. to increase anti-drug trafficking aid to the island nation, which is in need of more technical equipment...
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Puerto Rico Police Chief Resigns Amid Crime Wave

Puerto Rico's top police official has resigned, at a time when the U.S. territory faces rapidly rising crime rates and allegations of police brutality and...
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Puerto Rico Slum Raid Points to Rising Drug Violence

A police raid on a notorious slum in Puerto Rico has drawn attention to the increased drug violence in the U.S....