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Perilous journey - North to the USA

October 10, 2016

In El Salvador the threat of gangs or drug traffickers is often a reason for fleeing to the USA. Smugglers in Latin America, known as "Coyotajes", offer "escape packages" for 8000 dollars. But how great are the risks?


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