Category: Venezuela

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Venezuela Prison Shootout With Police Shows Criminal Control

A recent series of shootouts with police near one of Venezuela’s most infamous prisons is a reminder of the control wielded by criminal groups from within penitentiaries and beyond, and the government’s lack of control over them.

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Report Unmasks ‘State Terror’ of Venezuela Security Forces

A new investigation provides damning evidence of abuses and criminality associated with a controversial security initiative in Venezuela, adding to mounting concerns about the government’s support for the program.