A gang-war that endangers over 500,000 people has just exploded in Petare, and the neighbors of the barrio pray for sunrise—and even for the criminals themselves
A once peaceful area on the northwest of Venezuela now lives under an armed group that imposes its rule of terror. Its story, and how it came to be, reflect the general decay of Zulia today.
20 women have been murdered in 26 days in Venezuela, and everything in this wave of femicides points at the impunity created by an indifferent, disappearing state.
Newsweek’s Mac Margolis has an excellent report from Rio de Janeiro outlining the scale of police action it will take to make real inroads into our own problem...
It’s 100-posts-in-five-days week, so here’s a post from longtime reader and only occasional poster Guido Núñez-Mujica. You’d guess that having electricity 24/7 would be something El Pueblo might...