Gangs

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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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‘It’s the adrenaline’: how gangs lure Liverpool’s marginalised young people
After three gun deaths in a week, expert on gangs in city says youngsters are driven by excitement

Robyn Vinter

28, Aug, 2022 @8:00 AM

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‘Sell your organs to raise the ransom’: the Hondurans risking kidnap and death to reach the US
Up to 150,000 people a year attempt the journey north. Thousands go missing, leaving families at home waiting for news – or demands from kidnappers

Sarah Johnson in Tegucigalpa

24, Aug, 2022 @6:45 AM

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Woman shot dead at home in Liverpool seven years after brother killed
Tributes were paid to council worker Ashley Dale, 28, who police believe was killed in a mistaken identity attack

Gemma McSherry

22, Aug, 2022 @7:21 PM

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London mayor warns of rise in violence as cost of living crisis deepens
Exclusive: Sadiq Khan says economic difficulties threaten to undo progress made in tackling violent crime

Vikram Dodd Police and crime correspondent

17, Aug, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Graeme Biggar appointed director general of National Crime Agency
New head to focus on ‘hunting ruthless cybercriminals and dismantling organised crime groups’

Caroline Davies

12, Aug, 2022 @3:32 PM

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Some New Zealand politicians want to crack down on gangs. That’s no way to solve the problem
Gangs flourish when the state fails its citizens. Banning colours and getting ‘tough on crime’ won’t fix anything

Morgan Godfery

10, Aug, 2022 @7:00 PM

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