Regional action against crime crucial for stability in Haiti, UN mission chief says

For lasting stability in Haiti, neighbouring countries must help foil trans-national crime through the sharing of information, patrolling, and coordinated operations, according to the head of the United Nations mission in that country (MINUSTAH).

Drug trade, violent crime threatening Caribbean nations, says Ban

Despite the Caribbean region’s natural assets, it is beset by ills such as drug trafficking and violent crime, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today.