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Cuban Authorities Begin Anti-Crime Campaign

LADB Article ID: 54545
Category/Department: Cuba
Date: 1998-10-22
By: LADB Staff

In early October, Cuban authorities began a widely publicized campaign against common crime, corruption, and other anti-social behavior, which they believe are linked to the economic opening and cultural influences from the US. A report by the Policia Nacional Revolucionaria said street holdups, break-ins, assaults on the highways, cattle theft, and other common crimes are on the increase, as are prostitution, official corruption, and drug trafficking.

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