RL34112 – Gangs in Central America – 8/29/2016


Gangs in Central America


Author: Clare Ribando Seelke, Specialist in Latin American Affairs
Pages: 23

This report describes the gang problem in Central America, discusses country approaches to deal with the gangs, and analyzes U.S. policy with respect to gangs in Central America. Also see CRS Report R41731, Central America Regional Security Initiative: Background and Policy Issues for Congress, by Peter J. Meyer and Clare Ribando Seelke.