U.S. Ambassador in El Salvador Discusses Gangs

U.S. Ambassador in El Salvador Discusses Gangs

By Geraldine Cook
September 17, 2013

U.S. Ambassador to El Salvador, Mari Carmen Aponte, said that her country respects the opinion of Salvadoran President Mauricio Funes, who stated that the U.S. Treasury Department “inflated” the economic power of Mara Salvatrucha MS-13 when it was classified at the same level of major drug trafficking cartels, such as Los Zetas, from Mexico.

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