Venezuelans struggle with soaring crime rate

Despite government attempts to crack down on violent crime, communities struggle against impunity.

    Venezuela is considered one of the most dangerous countries in the world for violent crime.

    Thousands of people have been protesting for weeks against the soaring crime rate, seen as one of the Socialist government's biggest failings.

    Al Jazeera's Lucia Newman reports from Caracas.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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