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CARIBBEAN / 22 SEP 2011

Honduras’ security and defense ministers met with their Jamaican counterparts in Tegucigalpa to sign a pact strengthening security cooperation as part of the fight against organized crime.

CARIBBEAN / 22 SEP 2011

A handwritten letter sent from Jamaican druglord Christopher "Dudus" Coke to his trial judge, asking for leniency, offers some unique insights into the psyche of a major crime kingpin.

CARIBBEAN / 20 SEP 2011

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 Santo Domingo.

CARIBBEAN / 8 SEP 2011

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 rumors of a…

CARIBBEAN / 7 SEP 2011

Top Jamaican security officials will meet with their Cuban counterparts to strengthen anti-narcotics cooperation between the two countries.

CARIBBEAN / 2 SEP 2011

The trial of nine suspected Puerto Rican hitmen, accused of at least five gangland murders, has begun in the Dominican Republic.

CARIBBEAN / 1 SEP 2011

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, for the list…

CARIBBEAN / 23 AUG 2011

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 increased drug-related violence.

CARIBBEAN / 15 JUL 2011

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 to better monitor…

CARIBBEAN / 5 JUL 2011

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 corruption.

CARIBBEAN / 1 JUL 2011

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

CARIBBEAN / 29 JUN 2011

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 related…

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