December 5, 2012

U.S. Gingerly Grows Central America Role

Fausset & Wilkinson, Los Angeles Times

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Its checkered history in the violence-racked region leads the U.S. to limit its involvement, which in turn prompts criticism that it's not doing enough.

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TAGGED: Honduras, El Salvador, Mexico, Guatemala, Latin America, Central America, United States

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