Ecuador's organized crime crisis could be a warning for a post-Chavista Venezuela, when democracy will try to reassert itself in institutions and break the coexistence Chavismo fostered with criminal non-state actors.
Satellite images show how a common prison spawned slums with streets, a pool and zoo area and even a baseball field
Tren de Aragua's almost unscathed escape from Tocorón is only a small fraction of the bigger picture: a shift in the Venezuelan regime’s security strategy to regain state control over its territory
On January 8th, a conflict among gangs in southwestern Caracas ended with a heavy police intervention and 23 dead. This is how the confluence of violent actors is felt in the community
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