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El Salvador’s gangs turn to civil war weapons

by Bernd Debusmann Jr. Across Central America, gangs are increasingly turning to military-grade weaponry as they battle each other as well as ever more heavily-armed law enforcement authorities. The militarisation of gangs is perhaps most serious in El Salvador. According … Continue reading

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South America’s Other Insurgents: Paraguay’s EPP

by Bernd Debusmann Jr. As Colombia’s long and brutal civil conflict seems to be (maybe) finally coming to an end, another drug and kidnap-funded pseudo-leftist insurgency continues to simmer in Paraguay, pitting the Paraguayan People’s Army (EPP) against the government. … Continue reading

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