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18th street or Barrio 18 gang profile.

This story originally appeared on InsightCrime.org on March 11, 2019. The 18th Street Gang, also known as “Barrio 18,” is one of the largest youth gangs in the Western…

MS13, MS-13 or Mara Salvatrucha gang profile.

This story originally appeared on InsightCrime.org on March 11, 2019. The Mara Salvatrucha, or MS-13 , is perhaps the most notorious street gang in the Western Hemisphere. While MS13…

El Salvador Crime Profile.

This story originally appeared on InsightCrime.org on Septe, 2mber 17, 2017. El Salvador Crime Profile. El Salvador is a relatively small but growing player in the drug trafficking business….

Panama Country Profile.

This story originally appeared on InsightCrime.org on April 24, 2018. PanamaCountry Profile in Crime. Panama’s location connecting Central and South America has made it a key transit point for…

Costa Rica Country Profile.

This story originally appeared on InsightCrime.org on November 27, 2019. Costa Rica Country Profile in Crime. Costa Rica has traditionally been perceived as a bastion of security in crime-ravaged…

Nicaragua Country Profile.

This story originally appeared on InsightCrime.org on June 14, 2018. Nicaragua Country Profile in Crime. Nicaragua has long been one of the least violent countries in Latin America and…

Honduras Country Profile.

This story originally appeared on InsightCrime.org on August 27, 2018. Honduras Country Profile in Crime. Honduras is one of the most important drug trafficking operation centers between South America…