Informal Buyers and Sellers

AP photo   By Ricardo Swire Not long ago an internal security law enforcement tactical team seized a valuable supply of high-powered rifles at Rio de Janeiro–Antonio Carlos Jobim International Airport, the weaponry was shipped from Miami, Florida on the Atlantic coast.

Combating Violence with Numbers

AFP photo   By Ricardo Swire The Inter-American Development Bank’s (IDB) novel executive summary “Restoring Paradise in the Caribbean; Combating Violence with Numbers,” surmised between 2014 and 2015 thirteen percent of Bahamian, Barbadian, Jamaican, Trinidadian and Surinamese residents were victims of crime.