Category: El Salvador

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Trump Doubles Down on Inaccurate Link Between MS13, Immigration

Trump’s continuing conflation of MS13 activity and immigration to the United States is painting an inaccurate picture of the gang, leading to ineffective and damaging policies.

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Amid Elite Crime Scandals, CentAm Continues Anti-Gang Focus

Authorities in Central America have arrested hundreds of suspected gang members in recent days during coinciding operations, but their willingness to mount such large-scale efforts against gangs has not been matched by an equivalent committment to tackle recent allegations of serious official corruption.