Gangs in Honduras

HONDURAS / 18 MAY 2016

In a new report based on extensive field research, InSight Crime and the Asociacion para una Sociedad mas Justa have traced how Honduras’ two largest gangs, the MS13 and the Barrio 18, are evolving, and how their current modus operandi has resulted in staggering levels of violence and extortion.

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Special Report: Gangs in Honduras

BARRIO 18 / 9 DEC 2015

In a new report based on extensive field research, InSight Crime and the Asociacion para una Sociedad mas Justa have traced how Honduras' two largest gangs, the MS13 and the…

Chapter 2

Poor 'hood, Mean 'hood: the Violent History of Rivera Hernandez, Honduras

BARRIO 18 / 9 DEC 2015

In the neighborhood of Rivera Hernandez in San Pedro Sula, the State's absence is felt everywhere. Six gangs fight for control of one of the poorest sectors of Honduras' industrial capital. This is…

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