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Symbiosis: Gangs and Municipal Power in Apopa, El Salvador

Stories such as that of the former mayor of the El Salvador municipality of Apopa, José Elías Hernández, or "Old Timer" as the gangs knew him, are increasingly common in this Central American country marked by dark alliances between gangs and politicians.

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Latin America Media Giants Implicated in FIFA Corruption Scandal

Latin America Media Giants Implicated in FIFA Corruption Scandal

Testimony in an ongoing trial in a US court has implicated two of Latin America's biggest media companies in the wide-ranging FIFA corruption scandal, highlighting the potential for new revelations about the case to hit other powerful actors in the region.

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