Venezuela's bikers linked to high crime rate

Motorcycles provide Venezuelans with quaint, essential transport, but they are also being used to commit crimes.

    In Venezuela, motorcycles provide essential, cheap transport.

    But they are also blamed for much of the country's crime. Nine out of ten violent crimes in the capital involve the bikes.

    They have become a security problem in a city already struggling with a high crime rate.

    Al Jazeera's Alessandro Rampietti reports from Caracas.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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