All About Caribbean

CARIBBEAN / 2 FEB 2012

Fighting drug trafficking is one of the few issues where the US and Cuba actually collaborate, albeit on a small scale, though the true extent of drug smuggling on the…

CARIBBEAN / 18 JAN 2012

According to police statistics, Jamaica murders rates are at their lowest point in eight years. This is despite the general elections held last December, which usually provoke a wave of…

CARIBBEAN / 16 JAN 2012

Cuba seized more than 9 tons of drugs in 2011, marking a 300 percent increase compared to 2010.

CARIBBEAN / 14 DEC 2011

With over 1,000 murders in Puerto Rico this year, some commentators have warned that the US territory is on the verge of becoming a "narco-state" that has been infiltrated by…

CARIBBEAN / 12 DEC 2011

Dominican authorities have announced the arrest of Miguel Rivera Diaz, alias "Bolo," one of Puerto Rico's most wanted drug traffickers.

ARMS TRAFFICKING / 1 DEC 2011

Russia is planning to build a factory to manufacture bullets for AK-47 rifles in Cuba, according to Russian officials.

CARIBBEAN / 15 NOV 2011

Carlos Morales Davila, said to be Puerto Rico's most dangerous drug trafficker, was detained by police on a boat off the coast of the U.S. territory.

CARIBBEAN / 10 NOV 2011

More than 70 days after Trinidad and Tobago declared a "state of emergency" due to crime concerns, the prime minister has revoked an unpopular nighttime curfew. But the more dramatic…

CARIBBEAN / 9 NOV 2011

A State Department official predicts that over the next few years traffickers will increasingly return to using the Caribbean to smuggle drugs into the U.S.

CARIBBEAN / 18 OCT 2011

Puerto Rico has registered 901 homicides in 2011, putting it on track to surpass 1994’s record for the highest murder rate in recent history.

CARIBBEAN / 13 OCT 2011

Puerto Rican officials have dismissed a U.S. report alleging systemic corruption in their police force, in a discouraging sign for the prospects of police reform in the U.S. territory.

CARIBBEAN / 28 SEP 2011

President Michel Martelly may keep his campaign promise to revive the Haitian army, which he has said would be used to combat drug trafficking and insecurity.

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