Title

Gangs of Haiti: Expansion, power and an escalating crisis

Date of Publication

2022 12:00 AM

Security Theme

Political Stability

Keywords

Haiti, Crime, Politics, Gangs, Port-au-Prince, Map, political stability

Description

This report assesses the current situation of the gang threat in Haiti, looking specifically at the relationships between organized crime and politics. It addresses the historical relationship between politics, armed groups and gangs, and the political economy of gangs in the present day. It does not seek to assess the international response, but rather contribute to our understanding of the political economy of gangs in Haiti.

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Gangs of Haiti: Expansion, power and an escalating crisis

This report assesses the current situation of the gang threat in Haiti, looking specifically at the relationships between organized crime and politics. It addresses the historical relationship between politics, armed groups and gangs, and the political economy of gangs in the present day. It does not seek to assess the international response, but rather contribute to our understanding of the political economy of gangs in Haiti.