All About Caribbean

CARIBBEAN / 5 APR 2012

The ritual sacrifice of three people to Mexican drug cult figure Santa Muerte, and reports of Puerto Rican traffickers using a Caribbean faith to guide their shipments, call attention to…

CARIBBEAN / 3 APR 2012

This March, Jamaica saw its lowest monthly murder rate in more than nine years, pointing to a sustained drop in violence, even though the country still has one of the…

CARIBBEAN / 29 MAR 2012

Puerto Rico's police chief has resigned after less than a year on the job, leaving office in the middle of a record murder wave and reports of widespread corruption within…

CARIBBEAN / 19 MAR 2012

As the case against "Dudus" Coke drags on, with his sentencing delayed for the fourth time, reactions from Jamaica give an insight into the complex nature of the power wielded…

CARIBBEAN / 6 MAR 2012

A recent survey of 3,000 people in Haiti shows a dramatic rise in homicides in the past four months and declining confidence in the police, as instability worsens amid the…

CARIBBEAN / 2 MAR 2012

The existence of squads of former soldiers who have regrouped to train and demand the recreation of Haiti's army leads to questions of who funds these groups, and how far…

CARIBBEAN / 28 FEB 2012

Plans for a US-funded naval station on an island off the coast of the Dominican Republic have sparked a controversy over sovereignty and natural resource issues.

CARIBBEAN / 27 FEB 2012

Bermuda's parliament is set to debate a comprehensive anti-gang law, modeled on Canadian legislation, in an attempt to increase security in the Caribbean territory.

CARIBBEAN / 24 FEB 2012

Jamaica has frozen more than $8 million in assets, some belonging to alleged drug traffickers, as the country rolls out legislation to target illicitly obtained funds and money laundering.

CARIBBEAN / 22 FEB 2012

Jamaica's top security official claims that the country’s violence is due to the mounting threat of street gangs in the island nation, and announced the creation of a new anti-gang…

BOLIVIA / 17 FEB 2012

Cuba and Bolivia have been mentioned on the Financial Action Task Force's (FATF) list of countries with "strategic deficiencies" in the fight against money laundering and terrorist financing.

CARIBBEAN / 17 FEB 2012

A new UN report paints an alarming picture of the crime surge in the Caribbean, a trend that may escalate if drug trafficking groups come under increasing pressure in Mexico…

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