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El Salvador's Supreme Court Declares Gangs Terrorist Groups

El Salvador's supreme court declared the country's street gangs and those who finance them terrorist groups on Monday. The court said the well-known Marasalvatrucha or MS-13 gang and any other gang that attempts to claim powers that belong to the state would be considered terrorists. It defined terrorism as the organized and systematic exercise of violence. The court's declaration came as a denial to four attempts to declare the country's Special Law Against Terrorist...

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