Title

Life Under Gang Rule: El Salvador

Author Information

International Crisis Group

Date of Publication

2018 12:00 AM

Security Theme

Transnational Organized Crime

Keywords

srhreports, transnationalorganizedcrime, elsalvador, gangs, maras, youth gangs, former gang members, gang membership, 18th Street Gang, Barrio 18, MS-13, Mara Salvatrucha, criminal activities, violent activities, murder, extortion, robbery, kidnapping, rape, gang underlying factors

Description

This report details life in El Salvador under the gangs MS-13 and Barrio 18. Additionally, this report examines the structure of each group including gang history and dynamics, recruitment, and criminal activities.

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Life Under Gang Rule: El Salvador

This report details life in El Salvador under the gangs MS-13 and Barrio 18. Additionally, this report examines the structure of each group including gang history and dynamics, recruitment, and criminal activities.