From the NY Times: MS-13, Trump, and America's Stake in El Salvador's Gang War

In the past few years, the US has increased financial assistance and training for the Salvadoran judicial and police systems. However, some concerning reports have emerged that suggest that US aid is being used to fund abusive police units. Even as some units have been disbanded due to reports of extrajudicial killings and police brutality, members from these units have been reabsorbed into other units. 
"'The institution has only changed its name,' said Celia Medrano, a Salvador-based director for Cristosal, a Central American human rights organization."

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