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Rachel Nolan

Rachel Nolan teaches Latin American history at the Pardee School of Global Studies at Boston University.
 (May 2021)

‘I’ve Lost Everything to the Beast’

Formed in Los Angeles by refugees fleeing US-backed violence in El Salvador, MS-13 has wreaked havoc in Central America.

MS-13: The Making of America’s Most Notorious Gang

by Steven Dudley

Unforgetting: A Memoir of Family, Migration, Gangs, and Revolution in the Americas

by Roberto Lovato

The Hollywood Kid: The Violent Life and Violent Death of an MS-13 Hitman

by Óscar Martínez and Juan José Martínez, translated from the Spanish by John B. Washington and Daniela Ugaz

State of War: MS-13 and El Salvador’s World of Violence

by William Wheeler

May 13, 2021 issue

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