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On 10 September four men suspected of killing Franco-Spanish journalist Christian Poveda in El Salvador were arrested. One of suspects is a police officer. The other three are members of Mara 18, a street gang that Poveda filmed for this 2008 documentary La Vida Loca. According to police, the journalist’s murder was ordered by a jailed member of the gang who believed him to be a police informant.
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