Drug Trafficking Contributing to Growing Insecurity in Ecuador

Posted on December 12, 2010 • Filed under: Crime, Drug Activity, Ecuador, Organized Crime, Police/Military Activity

Although Guayas has alarming rates of crime, the other provinces are not immune to this crime wave that generates violence and is responsible for 2,225 killings and assassinations nationwide between January and October. Nationwide figures are growing insecurity linked to drug trafficking, contract killings and crime, which generates an unprecedented violence in the streets. Read Article

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