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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....
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Cocaine Seizure, Murder Surge in US Caribbean

Authorities seized more than half a ton of cocaine from a house on the U.S. Virgin Island of St. Thomas, while Puerto Rico authorities reported a surge in murders...
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Caribbean Nations Join Anti-Arms Trafficking Project

The Caribbean nations of Barbados, Grenada and St Lucia signed up to an Organization of American States security program aimed at combating arms...
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Dominican Republic Clamps Down on Drug Planes

The Dominican Republic is tightening controls on fuel sales in a bid to reduce the number of drug flights that use it as a refueling point, as the island remains an...
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Haiti’s New Leader Faces Daunting Security Challenges

As Haiti's President Michel Martelly begins his first week in power, among the legions of challenges facing the new leader is breaking the grip of organized crime...