Criminal Violence

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People making their way en masse from the Northern Triangle of Central America to the US signal a new and desperate strategy for individuals and families fleeing violence and crippling poverty in the region. IDMC’s Researcher Elizabeth Rushing and Monitoring Expert Andres Lizcano Rodriguez unpack this change of tactic based on recent research findings.
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Organised criminal violence associated with drug trafficking and gang activity has reached epidemic proportions in El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala in recent years, forcing hundreds of thousands of people to abandon their homes in search of safety.
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Drug cartel violence in Mexico has increased dramatically since 2007, and its impact of the violence
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Parts of Central America and Mexico are suffering a humanitarian crisis which stems directly from ex
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The GRID 2016 report covers internal displacement caused by conflict and sudden-onset disasters. In