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Jamaica Slashes Murder Rates, Human Rights Suffer

Jamaica announced that it has cut its murder rate almost by half, with 236 murders in the first quarter of 2011, compared to 426 in the same period last year. This...
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Video – UN: Human Trafficking in Haiti Worse Since Quake

The United Nations mission in Haiti told Secretary General Ban Ki-moon in a memo that it had seen a rise in child trafficking in Haiti since last year's devastating...
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Unearthing Aristide’s Convicted Confidant

As Jean Bertrand Aristide, Haiti’s exiled former president, prepares to return to his country on the eve of presidential elections to be held Sunday, InSight has...
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Are the Mafia Moving into the Dominican Republic?

Reports from the Dominican Republic warn of the presence of Russian and Italian mafia on the island, buying up land, perhaps with more than just holiday plans...
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Cuba Releases 2010 ‘Drug War’ Statistics

Cuban police seized 3,023 kilos of narcotics last year, 70 percent of which was marijuana, according to a report by Granma, the Communist Party newspaper. The...
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WikiLeaks: Jamaica Mayor Says ‘Vacuum’ Would Follow Extradition

In a meeting with U.S. Embassy Officials just months before the extradition of the local drug lord Christopher Coke, alias "Dudus," Kingston Mayor Desmond Anthony...
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WikiLeaks: Jamaica ‘Ignoring’ Cubans Concerns of Drug Smuggling

Cuban officials were repeatedly frustrated by their attempts to engage Jamaican authorities on the issue of drug trafficking through Cuban waters and airspace, a...
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18 Arrested in Dominican Republic Crackdown

Dominican authorities yesterday seized a plane carrying a shipment of drugs en route to Puerto Rico and arrested the two pilots and eighteen soldiers associated...
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Leaked Cable Says Cuba Supports FARC and ELN

According to a recent diplomatic cable sent by the United States Interest Section, the U.S. government has "reliable reporting indicating the presence of the...