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MS13 and Texis Cartel Linked 'Medio Millón' Escapes Conviction, Again

MS13 and Texis Cartel Linked 'Medio Millón' Escapes Conviction, Again

A high-profile alleged affiliate of both the MS13 street gang and Texis Cartel drug traffickers has been acquitted in El Salvador, highlighting once again the difficulty Salvadoran prosecutors have in building successful cases against powerful organized crime operators.

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Texis Cartel

Unlike some Central American gangs that have earned fame for their brutality and their liberal use of violence, the Cartel de Texis has developed a reputation for a more business-like approach to the drug trade. But as the report by Salvadoran news site El Faro about the group illustrates, while the gang isn’t known for leaving a trail of dead behind, it has nonetheless turned itself into one of the more formidable criminal groups in El Salvador, and a vital link for Colombians and Mexicans seeking to move cocaine through the tiny nation.

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