Category: Militarization

Militarization Organized Crime Security Writing

Uruguay Faces Rising Public Pressure to Militarize Fight Against Crime

If Uruguay caves to demands for an iron fist security approach, it could hamper long-term efforts that have made the country one of the safest in Latin America.

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Colombia Militarization Organized Crime Police Security Writing

As Medellín Violence Spikes, Security Force Response Raises Concerns

Authorities in Colombia are responding to a recent wave of violence in Medellín with a heavy hand, but the factors fueling the clashes remain unclear and the security strategy may be exacerbating tensions.