RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – “The current prison situation in Ecuador is caused by transnational crime and its local partners,” is how U.S. Ambassador to Ecuador Michael J. Fitzpatrick described the prison crisis. The diplomat is not wrong: Los Choneros is currently an armed wing of the Sinaloa Cartel, while rival gangs Los Tiguerones, Los
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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – “The current prison situation in Ecuador is caused by transnational crime and its local partners,” is how U.S. Ambassador to Ecuador Michael J. Fitzpatrick described the prison crisis. The diplomat is not wrong: Los Choneros is currently an armed wing of the Sinaloa Cartel, while rival gangs Los Tiguerones, Los […]

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