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    Panama City Gang Members Turn Tourist Guidesi
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    February 24, 2016 9:55 PM
    Tourists visiting historic museums around the world often enjoy listening to retired veterans telling stories about the glorious or not-so-glorious past. When Panama City revitalized one of its old neighborhoods and cleared it of drug gangs, authorities found that former gang members were also ready to become story-telling veterans — as they gave up on crime and started living within the law. VOA's George Putic reports.

    Panama City Gang Members Turn Tourist Guides

    Published February 24, 2016

    Tourists visiting historic museums around the world often enjoy listening to retired veterans telling stories about the glorious or not-so-glorious past. When Panama City revitalized one of its old neighborhoods and cleared it of drug gangs, authorities found that former gang members were also ready to become story-telling veterans — as they gave up on crime and started living within the law. VOA's George Putic reports.


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