Venezuela

Masked members the National Police Action Force (FAES), an elite commando unit created for anti-gang operations, patrol the Antimano slum of Caracas, Venezuela, Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019. Officials stopped publishing statistics charting crime trends long ago, but experts now say armed assaults and killings are plummeting, based on tallies from media clippings and sources at local morgues. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)

Residents of Caracas, Venezuela fearful to return home

Some residents in Caracas, Venezuela have feared to return home after heavy gang violence in the area. Earlier this month, residents in a Venezuelan neighborhood had reportedly been sheltering in place as they were just one of several communities affected by shootings between gangs and police.