The Right Coast

Editor: Thomas A. Smith
University of San Diego
School of Law

Sunday, November 4, 2018

Why are people fleeing Central America? A new breed of gangs is taking over - Hot Air

Politicians must ask permission of gangs to hold rallies or canvass in many neighborhoods, law-enforcement officials and prosecutors said. In San Salvador, the nation’s capital, gangs control the local distribution of consumer products, experts said, including diapers and Coca-Cola . They extort commuters, call-center employees, and restaurant and store owners. In the rural east, gangs threaten to burn sugar plantations unless farmers pay up…

via hotair.com

Sounds like an inefficient way to collect taxes.

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