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Gang violence could end open cannabis trade in anarchist commune Christiania
Organised criminals have taken over ‘Pusher Street’ market in the Danish capital and are vying for dominance

Daniel Boffey Chief reporter

09, May, 2023 @4:30 AM

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Olivia Pratt-Korbel: police issue warning about ‘battlefield weaponry’ on streets
Merseyside gangs using submachine guns capable of firing 850 rounds a minute, say officers

Robyn Vinter North of England correspondent

30, Mar, 2023 @2:02 PM

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‘Just help the kids’: MMA champion’s message for Sunak on youth spending
UFC welterweight world champion Leon Edwards says to fight crime more money is needed for facilities

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

06, Mar, 2023 @2:47 PM

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‘Warfare is encroaching’: aid groups may have to cut back services in Haiti as violence grows
Médecins Sans Frontières operations threatened by armed incidents and shootouts at its hospitals, but closure would be a ‘catastrophe’ for Haitians

Luke Taylor

03, Mar, 2023 @11:55 AM

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Women behind the lens: ‘In the time I worked with Rhianna we counted 150 murders’
Fernanda Pineda photographs young people finding ways to express themselves and avoid gang warfare in one of the country’s most violent cities

Fernanda Pineda

28, Feb, 2023 @6:30 AM

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El Salvador crackdown breaks the gangs – at huge cost to human rights
War on gangs by populist leader Nayib Bukele has produced extraordinary change, but ‘the cure could be as harmful as the disease’

Jaime Quintanilla in Soyapango and Tom Phillips

20, Feb, 2023 @10:30 AM

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Haiti faces famine – but its troubles are rooted in a brutal colonial past | Kenneth Mohammed
The Caribbean country has been blighted by colonial exploitation, natural disasters and violent gangs – now a food crisis looms. What can be done to fix Haiti?

Kenneth Mohammed

14, Dec, 2022 @7:15 AM

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How do text messages turn into a prison sentence for black boys? | Roxy Legane
Ademola Adedeji’s fate was sealed as soon as the word ‘gang’ was mentioned in court, says Roxy Legane, the founder of Kids of Colour

Roxy Legane

07, Dec, 2022 @8:00 AM

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‘Women’s bodies weaponized’: Haiti gangs use rape in spiraling violence
Haitian women and children face brutal rapes, torture, kidnapping and death amid gang violence, reports the New Humanitarian

Jess DiPierro Obert in Port-au-Prince

14, Nov, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Haitian ambassador warns criminal gangs may overrun country
Armed gangs have shut off access to Haiti’s main fuel terminal, decimating basic services amid a cholera and hunger crisis

Julian Borger in Washington

30, Oct, 2022 @10:00 AM

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‘A clash of two Brazils’: presidential election divides voters – even gangsters
Criminals’ conflicting opinions reflect a broader fissure in Brazil as it approaches its most discordant runoff in decades

Tom Phillips in Rio de Janeiro

21, Oct, 2022 @9:30 AM

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Crisis-hit Haiti braces for new cholera outbreak as gangs hamper relief efforts
In a country beset by violence, water and fuel shortages have closed healthcare facilities and allowed the disease to re-emerge

Luke Taylor

06, Oct, 2022 @5:00 AM

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