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GSN MONDAY MAILER 04/08/2012

Posted by on Monday, April 9, 2012 in News, Uncategorized.

WE HAVE SECURED A SPACE FOR OUR ANNUAL GSN MEETING AT LASA, DETAILS WILL FOLLOW NEXT WEEK

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1.       FROM OUR FACEBOOK PAGE: MS-13 AND ZETAS FIND COMMON GROUND IN GUATEMALA
MS-13 and the Zetas appear to be forging an alliance in Guatemala.
http://news.yahoo.com/two-latin-americas-deadliest-gangs-join-forces-114955613.html

Two of Latin America's deadliest gangs join forces

Hardened in the streets and prisons of California and deported in the 1990s to the Central American countries where they were born, the members of the Mara Salvatrucha street gang swiftly grew into a force of heavily tattooed young men carrying out kidnappings, murder and extortion.

To see Guatemala Scholars Network's Wall, follow the link below:
http://www.facebook.com/n/?permalink.php&story_fbid=283008178446107&id=188156594538181&mid=5ec4d48G8cbcb2G5143b30G3a&bcode=exeLzpZL&n_m=thomas_offit%40baylor.edu

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2.       EXPERT NEEDED FOR TESTIMONY ON VIOLENCE AGAINST CHILDREN IN GUATEMALA

From: Leslie Louis <leslieplouis@yahoo.com>
Reply-To: Leslie Louis <leslieplouis@yahoo.com>
To: dvasylum_updates@yahoogroups.com <dvasylum_updates@yahoogroups.com>

Can anyone recommend an expert on recent violence against children in Guatemala?
 
Thank you.
Leslie P. Louis
Immigration Attorney

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Thomas A. Offit Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Anthropology
Baylor University
(254) 710-6226

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