May 2020
Author(s): Seepersad, Randy
This report provides the findings from an inmate survey that was used to collect data on the prison system in Trinidad and Tobago. The results were used to identify the steps needed to improve the…
Apr 2020
Author(s): Bailey, Corin
This report presents data from the first national prison survey conducted in Barbados. The data come from the 2018 Survey of Individuals Deprived of Liberty, a quantitative survey of 406 inmates (389…
Sep 2019
Author(s): Alvarado, Nathalie; Vélez-Grajales, Viviana
Desde el año 2000, la población reclusa de América Latina y el Caribe ha aumentado su tamaño un 120%, mientras en el resto del mundo incrementó un tímido 24%. El crecimiento alarmante de la población…
Sep 2019
Author(s): Young, Michelle
A new diagnosis of gang activity in Belize City, sponsored by the government of Belize and undertaken with the support of the Inter-American Development Bank, reveals issues of significant concern…
May 2019
Author(s): Domínguez, Patricio; Asahi, Kenzo
This paper studies the effect of ambient light on crime, taking advantage of the daylight saving time (DST) policy, which imposes exogenous variations in daylight exposure at specific hours of the…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Jaitman, Laura
This paper uses the crime economics framework to shed light on the main drivers of crime and proposes avenues for future research and action in the region to reduce crime and its social and economic…
Nov 2018
Author(s): Alvarado, Nathalie; Muggah, Robert
Ensuring the safety and security of citizens is one of the most important and difficult functions of municipal governments in many countries. This document brings to light experiments in Latin…
Nov 2018
Author(s): Alvarado, Nathalie; Muggah, Robert
Hoy en día hay cada vez más ciudades que están innovando con iniciativas de prevención y reducción del crimen y de la violencia. Garantizar la seguridad de los ciudadanos es una de las funciones más…
Nov 2018
Author(s): Maguire, Edward R.; Oakley, Megan T.; Corsaro, Nicholas
This report presents a comprehensive evaluation of the Cure Violence initiative implemented in Trinidad and Tobago from July 2015 to August 2017. It describes the evaluation’s methods and findings…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Contreras, Manuel E.; Richard, Patrick; Siebert, Sara; Ovince, Junior; Blackwell, Alexandra
Violence against women and girls (VAWG) is highly prevalent in Haiti and constitutes a serious public health problem. Social norms promoting power imbalance between women and men and condoning VAWG…
Apr 2018
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo; Ministerio del Interior
El robo con violencia es uno de los principales delitos que aflige a la región, y posiblemente el que más contribuye a la inseguridad ciudadana. Una estrategia policial efectiva para prevenirlo es el…
Nov 2017
Author(s): Olson, Eric L.
Violence against women is one of the world’s greatest public health problems and one of Latin America’s major development challenges. Intrafamily violence is widespread in the region, affecting…
Nov 2017
Author(s): Olson, Eric L.
La violencia contra la mujer es uno de los mayores problemas de salud pública en el mundo, así como uno de los principales retos para el desarrollo de Latinoamérica. La violencia intrafamiliar se…
Mar 2017
Author(s): Vilalta Perdomo, Carlos J.
Este trabajo analiza los diversos sistemas de información criminal en América Latina y el Caribe. En especial, se enfoca en cuatro tendencias que requieren rápida atención en materia de políticas…
Feb 2017
Author(s): Caprirolo, Dino; Jaitman, Laura; Mello, Marcela
Em 2014, a violência custou US$75.894 milhões para ao Brasil ou 3,14% do PIB. Esse valor representa 53% do custo total da criminalidade na América Latina e no Caribe (ALC). O Brasil se destaca por…
Feb 2017
Author(s): Jaitman, Laura; Caprirolo, Dino; Granguillhome Ochoa, Rogelio; Keefer, Philip; Leggett, Ted; Lewis, James Andrew; Mejía-Guerra, José Antonio; Mello, Marcela; Sutton, Heather; Torre, Iván
This publication is the first to provide a comprehensive, systematic, and rigorous analysis of the costs of crime in Latin America and the Caribbean. The main challenges in the region are addressed:…
Feb 2017
Author(s): Jaitman, Laura; Caprirolo, Dino; Granguillhome Ochoa, Rogelio; Keefer, Philip; Leggett, Ted; Lewis, James Andrew; Mejía-Guerra, José Antonio; Mello, Marcela; Sutton, Heather; Torre, Iván
Este volumen es el primero en proporcionar un análisis integral, sistemático y riguroso de los costos de la delincuencia en América Latina y el Caribe (ALC). Se abordan los principales desafíos de la…
Feb 2017
Author(s): Jaitman, Laura; Caprirolo, Dino; Granguillhome Ochoa, Rogelio; Keefer, Philip; Leggett, Ted; Lewis, James Andrew; Mejía-Guerra, José Antonio; Mello, Marcela; Sutton, Heather; Torre, Iván
Este volume é o primeiro a fornecer uma análise abrangente, sistemática e rigorosa dos custos do crime na América Latina e no Caribe. São abordados os principais desafios da região: o custo social…
Feb 2017
Author(s): Jaitman, Laura; Caprirolo, Dino; Granguillhome Ochoa, Rogelio; Keefer, Philip; Leggett, Ted; Lewis, James Andrew; Mejía-Guerra, José Antonio; Sutton, Heather; Torre, Iván
This publication is the first to provide a comprehensive, systematic and rigorous analysis of the costs of crime in Latin America and the Caribbean. The main challenges in the region are addressed:…
Feb 2017
Author(s): Jaitman, Laura; Caprirolo, Dino; Granguillhome Ochoa, Rogelio; Keefer, Philip; Leggett, Ted; Lewis, James Andrew; Mejía-Guerra, José Antonio; Sutton, Heather; Torre, Iván
Este volumen es el primero en proporcionar un análisis integral, sistemático y riguroso de los costos de la delincuencia en América Latina y el Caribe (ALC). Se abordan los principales desafíos de la…