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Latin America

Caracas, Gangs, Latin America, Military & Defense, Military & Defense Contributors, News Contributor, Nicolás Maduro, Reuters, South America, Venezuela

Residents say gangs are taking control of Venezuela’s capital city

Gun battles between police and gangs this month kept many Caracas residents sheltered in place for hours. The violence comes amid a deep economic crisis and a protracted breakdown of the rule of law in Venezuela. The rising insecurity in the capital city is another sign of President Nicolas Maduro's eroding control over the country. LoadingSomething is loading. ...