Nayib Bukele’s Growing List of Latin American Admirers
The Salvadoran president’s gang crackdown has fueled allegations of human rights abuses and erosion of democratic freedoms, but many in the region see it as a model to emulate.
Demystifying the Maras
VIolent and aggressive bands of young criminals, tattooed from head to toe, have become the symbols of a new, supposed national security threat in the hemisphere. Grouped together as maras, the Central American slang term for “gangs,” they have been the subject of countless profiles in influential media outlets, from The New York Times and … Read more