Central America tackles gangs with joint border force

Central America tackles gangs with joint border force
 

A joint security force has begun operations to fight gangs and organised crime in Central America's Northern Triangle.
The force comprises police, military, intelligence, and border officials.
They will monitor cross-border crime along 600km (375 miles) of the frontier shared by El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras.
Increasing numbers of gang members commit crimes in one country and flee to another.
The new force was officially launched in a ceremony in the western Honduran city of Ocotepeque, near the point where the three countries' borders meet.
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16 November 2016 in World News, Views: 90
Source: BBC
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