Title

The Evolution of MS 13 in El Salvador and Honduras

Author Information

Douglas Farah
Kathryn Babineau

Date of Publication

1-1-2017 12:00 AM

Publication Date

2017

Security Theme

Transnational Organized Crime

Keywords

srhreports, transnationalcrime, countr-elsalvador, MS-13, El Salvador, Honduras, gangs, transnational gangs, clicas, cocaine transportation, drug transports, transportista, arms trafficking

Description

This article examines the expansion and transformation of the MS-13 gang in El Salvador and Honduras by detailing multiple aspects of their criminal structure from involvement in numerous criminal activities such as cocaine transportation and weapons acquisition, to their ability to utilize political power.

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Jan 1st, 12:00 AM

The Evolution of MS 13 in El Salvador and Honduras

This article examines the expansion and transformation of the MS-13 gang in El Salvador and Honduras by detailing multiple aspects of their criminal structure from involvement in numerous criminal activities such as cocaine transportation and weapons acquisition, to their ability to utilize political power.