Drugs, pirates & Venezuela
Instability makes crime more attractive.
“Pirates of the Caribbean” Operate in the Service of Drug Trafficking Between Venezuela and Trinidad
The increase in maritime piracy between Trinidad and Venezuela, expressed in robberies and attacks on fishermen, point to a strategy of drug trafficking organizations located in the state of Sucre, in eastern Venezuela, to clear the route of the drug trafficked from the Venezuelan coasts towards the islands of the Caribbean, and from there towards the United States and Europe.
The constant siege suffered by the fishermen of Trinidad by members of Venezuelan criminal groups was recently reported by The Telegraph, attributing to the economic and social crisis in Venezuela the criminality in an area where smuggling has been a way of life for many inhabitants of both countries , barely separated by 16 kilometers of sea.
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