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Venezuela’s socialist mafia

By Nash Colundalur  

Caracas has become one of the world’s most dangerous places to live. Behind a smokescreen of respectability, once charitable organisations called colectivos are now terrorising the city’s population through extortion and hard crime. Government officials either turn a blind eye to the behaviour of the colectivos or become their collaborators. Heavily armed and entrenched in the drug trade, ostensibly promoting the country’s…

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