Could Nicaragua ‘Parapolice’ Groups Turn Criminal?

Armed “parapolice” groups have played a central role in the violent repression of opposition protesters in Nicaragua over the past several weeks, but it remains to be seen if these groups will evolve from political shock troops into criminal organizations engaged in activities like extortion and kidnapping.

Nica Parapolice Graphic FINAL

Read this rest of this article in its entirety at InSight Crime (en Español).

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