Honduras Gang Truce, Modeled on El Salvador’s, Unlikely to See the Same Success

By Catherine Cheney, on , Trend Lines

In Honduras, the Central American country with the highest homicide rate in the world, the two largest and most dangerous street gangs declared a truce Tuesday.

The agreement between MS-13 and Barrio 18 is modeled after one that took effect last year between the same gangs in El Salvador. ...

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