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MS-13's active members are laughing at Trump’s crackdown

VICE News
9.15.17
THE SALUTE YOUR SHORTS ISSUE

US Deportation Policy Is Stoking Gang Violence Across the Country

And it's only going to get worse.
Sarah Esther Maslin
5.23.17
immigration

Soaring ICE arrests under Trump are only the beginning

Keegan Hamilton
5.18.17
crime & drugs

El Salvador rounds up top MS-13 leaders and goes after gang's money

The arrests, which targeted the alleged financial structure behind the Mara Salvatrucha gang, also highlighted the lavish lifestyle of the leadership.
Nathaniel Janowitz
7.29.16
crime & drugs

El Salvador’s Government Wants to Make Sure Nobody Tries to Negotiate a Gang Truce Again

The arrest of 18 people for allegedly committing crimes while they helped negotiate the last truce in 2012 appears to rule out any alternative to the government’s “iron fist” approach to the country’s brutal criminal gangs.
Alan Hernandez
5.5.16
americas

El Salvador Cops and Soldiers Are Executing Gang Members and Pretending They Didn't Do It, Official Says

An investigation by Human Rights Ombudsman David Morales found evidence of extrajudicial executions in two incidents last year, raising fears of a return to the civil war death squads of the 1980s.
Alan Hernandez
4.26.16
americas

El Salvador's Gangs Offered a Truce — And the Government Declared War

The government has declared a state of emergency in seven prisons and is expected to mobilize the army to fight the gangs in some areas.
Alan Hernández and Keegan Hamilton
3.31.16
americas

El Salvador’s Already Horrific Murder Rate Is Getting Much Worse

The number of murders in the first two months of this year was more than double the number in the same period of 2015.
VICE News
3.3.16
on the line

On The Line: Danny Gold Discusses El Salvador’s War on Gangs

VICE News correspondent Danny Gold joined 'On The Line' to take your questions on the escalating violence between gangs and police in El Salvador.
VICE News
12.18.15
crime & drugs

Can El Salvador Be Fixed? (Extra Scene from 'El Salvador's Gangs')

VICE News correspondent Danny Gold speaks with students at the University of El Salvador about the country's gang problem and what they see as a potential solution.
VICE News
12.17.15
crime & drugs

Inside El Salvador’s Jails (Excerpt from ‘Gangs of El Salvador’)

VICE News reporter Danny Gold gains access inside the jail of Usulután, where members from opposing gangs — MS-13 and 18th Street Gang — are held in separate wings.
VICE News
12.9.15
crime & drugs

Gangs of El Salvador (Full Length)

VICE News correspondent Danny Gold headed to El Salvador to investigate what many are now calling a war between the current government and the country's most powerful street gangs.
VICE News
12.1.15
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