Robert Muggah is the co-founder of the Igarapé Institute and the SecDev Group.
Killing them softly in Medellin
More than sixty musicians were threatened with death immediately after El Duke´s funeral. The ceremony was...
Published in: openSecurityRelocation failures in Sri Lanka
The tragic consequence of internal displacement in Sri Lanka and the failure of the government to address the...
Stay alive: turning around a failing war
A deep strategic rethink is needed to reverse the dismal failure of the war on drugs and gangs, particularly in the...
Breaking our promise to Haiti
The Haitian government’s handling of the situation has been spectacularly poor. But the international aid sector's...
Published in: openSecurityJamaica's war on gangs
Jamaica is at the forefront of the Caribbean's fight against gangs, but the country needs to recognise that this is...
A gangster's paradise
How can we prevent gang violence in the world's most violent city?