Rachel Nolan

Rachel Nolan

Rachel Nolan teaches Latin American history at the Pardee School of Global Studies at Boston University. Her book Until I Find You: Disappeared Children and Coercive Adoptions from Guatemala will be published next year. (March 2023)

‘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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