Honduras, Trump and the Gangs

    Fernando Lucena
    Honduras, Trump and the GangsHonduras, Trump and the Gangs
    (2020)

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    From one of Honduras’ most violent neighbourhoods, Fernando Lucena documents first-hand the brutality of MS-13. The infamously savage gang was born and bred in the streets of Los Angeles in the 70s and 80s, founded by refugees from Central American wars — wars that were themselves promoted and financed by the US. Today, tides of horrific violence generated by the deportations of these gang members to Central American countries - their "home countries" according to Trump – lies behind the massive exodus of migrants hoping to escape the plague of bloodshed.

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