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Navigating the Landscape of Guatemala's Organized Crime

Diego Solis
Field Researcher, Stratfor
Dec 4, 2016 | 14:00 GMT
Isolated border regions, far from the gaze of Guatemala City, harbor the country's most powerful criminal syndicates.
Isolated border regions, far from the gaze of Guatemala City, harbor the country's most powerful criminal syndicates.
(DIEGO SOLIS/Stratfor)

Geography shapes crime around the globe. And in Guatemala's linguistically and geographically fragmented hinterlands, isolation has begotten ungoverned spaces, which, in turn, have helped to foster state corruption and organized crime....

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