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2 street gangs divide up El
Salvador’s capital, bringing
chaos to all

McClatchy News Service, by Tim Johnson

Original Article

Posted By:PageTurner, 7/7/2014 6:19:31 PM

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador -- Every day, as she travels to the food stall she operates, Mirna Isabel Villalta crosses an invisible but dangerous boundary. Her modest home is in a part of San Salvador controlled by the Mara Salvatrucha, a gang so ruthless and sprawling that the Obama administration has labeled it an international criminal organization. Her food stall is in the city center in an area controlled by Barrio 18, a gang that despises the Mara Salvatrucha. She knows she’s breaking an unspoken rule. “You can’t go from one barrio to the other,” Villalta said. But she does. Every day. And

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Obama´s DREAMers, in action.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: eoddad, 7/7/2014 6:35:21 PM     (No. 9914285)

Coming to a street near you, thanks to Obozo.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: civilservant, 7/7/2014 6:40:20 PM     (No. 9914294)

So begins the "narrative".
McClatchy got their orders and will now tell us WHY those poor kids can´t go home.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: NorthernDog, 7/7/2014 6:50:48 PM     (No. 9914314)

It isn´t so hard to solve. When gang members commit serious crimes, start executing them. And don´t stop until there are none left.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Captain Howdy, 7/7/2014 7:17:29 PM     (No. 9914334)

I think it´s time to resurrect "La sombra negra". We´re gonna need them here too. Look them up. One of the original right wing death squads.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Northcross, 7/7/2014 7:20:48 PM     (No. 9914339)

The word is out to the media. Start running daily stories about how awful life is in San Salvador, Tegucigalpa, and Guatemala City. Generate sympathy for the invaders and treat the Americans like they are the criminals.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: brianod1, 7/7/2014 7:56:05 PM     (No. 9914391)

As a Chicagoan, I am strangely unmoved by her tale. It´s worse here.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: secondtimelucky, 7/7/2014 7:56:44 PM     (No. 9914393)

I agree, 5. This is the 3rd story on this page alone. Gangs, murders, gangs,retaliation, gangs, people afraid to go to work, gangs, shopping, gangs, bus, gangs, school etc etc etc. The propaganda is in full swing.

Did they mention gangs???

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Edgelady, 7/8/2014 3:44:00 PM     (No. 9915566)

Apparently La Sombre Negra is still active in El Salvador. And the gangs fear them.

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