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Central America’s Fiscal Failure

El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras basically outsource their tax revenue problems

Central Americans have good reason to flee to the U.S. in ever greater numbers. Record-setting homicide rates and lack of economic opportunity plague much of the region. A main cause of

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