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Criminal Gangs in El Salvador Return to War Path After Two-Year Trucei
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March 25, 2014 4:02 AM
Two years ago, two of the most violent gangs in El Salvador -- Mara Salvatrucha 13 and Barrio 18 -- signed a truce. But fighting between the two criminal groups has been on the rise in recent months, and so has the death toll. Zlatica Hoke reports there is fear of a renewed inter-gang war in one of Latin America's most dangerous countries.

Criminal Gangs in El Salvador Return to War Path After Two-Year Truce

Published March 25, 2014

Two years ago, two of the most violent gangs in El Salvador -- Mara Salvatrucha 13 and Barrio 18 -- signed a truce. But fighting between the two criminal groups has been on the rise in recent months, and so has the death toll. Zlatica Hoke reports there is fear of a renewed inter-gang war in one of Latin America's most dangerous countries.


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