Police Target Youth Gangs in Central America Governments across Central America launch massive crackdowns on youth street gangs in recent months. Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador enact new laws and deploy military patrols to stop gang activity, but some worry that basic civil liberties are being lost in the fight for public security. Hear NPR's Gerry Hadden.

Police Target Youth Gangs in Central America

Police Target Youth Gangs in Central America

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Governments across Central America launch massive crackdowns on youth street gangs in recent months. Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador enact new laws and deploy military patrols to stop gang activity, but some worry that basic civil liberties are being lost in the fight for public security. Hear NPR's Gerry Hadden.