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MSMicrosoft
MSMaster of Science (degree)
MSMississippi (US postal abbreviation)
MSMail Stop
MSMultiple Sclerosis
MSManuscript
MSMotor Ship (nautical vessel designation; also see SS for steam ship)
MSCombination of Miss and Mrs. (title of address for women)
MSMiddle School
MSMail Server
MSMedical Student
MSMasters of Science (less common)
MSMobile Station
MSMarket Share
MSManagement System
MSManagement Services
MSMember States (EU)
MSManagement Science
MSMobile Suit (Gundam World)
MSMost Significant
MSMedical Services
MSMember State
MSMemory Stick
MSMass Storage
MSMedia Server
MSMint State (highest quality of coin)
MSmeasures (music score)
MSMean Square
MSMaster Schedule
MSMemory System
MSMilitary Science
MSMorgan Stanley (investment bank)
MSMessage Store
MSMonitoring System
MSMore Stuff (polite form)
MSMaple Story (MMORPG)
MSMaple Story (computer game)
MSMaster System (Sega)
MSMessage System
MSMultiple Sclerosis Society of Canada
MSMedical Surgical
MSMarket Survey
MSMidnight Sun (band)
MSMetabolic Syndrome
MSMode Select
MSMarine Safety
MSMilestone
MSMild Steel
MSMission Specialist
MSMass Spectroscopy
MSMeets Standards (school grading system)
MSMass Spectrometry
MSModern Studies (school subject)
MSMato Grosso do Sul (Brazil)
MSMass Spectrometer
MSMemory Store (calculator button)
MSMad Scientist
MSMediterranean Sea
MSMetal Slug (game)
MSMobility Solutions (Lucent)
MSMariners (Seattle baseball team)
MSMotion Sensor (various companies)
MSMorphine Sulfate
MSMassa Carrara (postcode, Italy)
MSMetric System
MSMeritorious Service (award)
MSMathematical Statistics
MSMarks and Spencer (UK department store)
MSMedical Solutions (various organizations)
MSMail Store
MSMaintenance Shop
MSMinesweeper
MSMobility Scooter (various companies)
MSMySpace
MSMillisecond
MSMichael Schumacher (F1 driver)
MSMerchant Shipping
MSMorane-Saulnier (French manufacturing company)
MSMolecular Scale
MSMilitary Strategy
MSMartin Scorsese (film director)
MSMicrophone Stand
MSMystery Shopping
MSMid-Side (stereo sound recording)
MSMorgan Spurlock (documentary filmmaker)
MSMedium Speed
MSMajor System
MSMarge Simpson
MSMobile Subscriber
MSMilitary Standard
MSMaybe So
MSModerately Susceptible
MSMachine Screw
MSMario Sunshine (video game)
MSMano Sinistra (Italian: Left Hand; Music Terminology)
MSMarket Surveillance
MSMotorStorm (gaming)
MSEgyptair (IATA airline code)
MSMulti-Spectral
MSMarket Segmentation
MSManual Switch
MSMatrix Spike
MSMara Salvatrucha (gang)
MSMagnetic Storage
MSMissile System
MSMusculo-Skeletal
MSMono Stereo
MSMargin of Safety (structural engineering term)
MSMother Ship (game)
MSMedical Service Corps
MSMurashige and Skoog (basal medium)
MSManufacturing Specialist
MSMitral Stenosis (medical)
MSMission Simulator
MSSurface Wave Magnitude (formula for measuring earthquakes)
MSMain Station
MSMobility Support
MSMultidimensional Scaling
MSMarking Scheme (examinations)
MSMedium Shot (cinematography)
MSMaster Switch
MSMatched Set (philately)
MSMedical Superintendent
MSMike Shinoda (Linkin Park band member)
MSMichael Shanks (actor)
MSMultiplex Section
MSManufacturing Strategy
MSMaggie Simpson
MSMucosal-to-Serosal
MSMicrowave System
MSMaster Sommelier
MSModels and Simulations (Conference)
MSMission: Space (Epcot, Walt Disney World, Florida)
MSMale Sterile
MSMusic/Speech (broadcasting)
MSMessage Switch
MSMan System (CASI)
MSMain Spring
MSMid-Swap (finance)
MSMaster Shake (cartoon character)
MSMeasurement Signal
MSMicroprocessor System (AT&T)
MSMain Steam (valve in nuclear submarine)
MSMonitor Station
MSMaster Sword (Legend of Zelda Game)
MSMillion Samples (sampling rate)
MSMarketing Society
MSMortal Strike (gaming, World of Warcraft)
MSMotorschiff (German: motor vessel)
MSMemoserv (IRC Memo Server)
MSMaster of Surgery
MSMitsubishi Steel (Japan)
MSMilitary Shipping
MSMaintenance Standard
MSMarkov Switching
MSMusic Scholar (Eton College)
MSManganese Steel
MSMunchausen's Syndrome
MSMorneau Sobeco
MSMetal Sonic (gaming character)
MSMagical Sword (Legend of Zelda game)
MSMedical Survey
MSMission Schedule
MSMotor Spirit (petroleum)
MSMicrowave Sensor
MSMandatory Supervision (type of parole)
MSMirage Studios
MSMaster of Sports
MSMissile Squadron
MSMaster Smith (bladesmithing)
MSMilksolids
MSMaster Seaman (Canadian Forces naval rank)
MSModified Silicone
MSMirrorSoft (former game maker)
MSMild Severe (British rock climbing grade)
MSMammal Society
MSMotorschip (Dutch)
MSMonitoring Subsystem
MSMint Sheet (of stamps)
MSMobilization Station
MSMichele Soavi (film director)
MSMain Satellite
MSMotor Signal
MSMicrowave Switch (electromechanics)
MSMidnight Spin (band)
MSMirrored System
MSMess Management Specialist (US Navy rating)
MSMedium Steel
MSMechanics Service
MSModel Station
MSMaple Sea (Maple Story gaming)
MSMassa, Toscana (Italian province)
MSMannose-Sensitive
MSMouvement Socialiste (French: Socialist Movement)
MSMagestorm (game)
MSMega Sample (Electronic Data Acquisition Systems)
MSMotor Saw
MSManual Sweep (Agilent)
MSMillenial Star (LDS Church)
MSMaternal Sire
MSMichigan Shore Railroad
MSMichigan Southern Railway
MSMaintenance Shelter
MSMilitary Score (gaming)
MSMcLean Symphony (McLean, VA)
MSMissile Station (linear measurement reference to key points on a missile)
MSMinimal Subtraction
MSMeta Signaling
MSMarine Science Technician
MSMission Scanner
MSMantissa Sign
MSMega Second (1,000,000 seconds)
MSMicrowave Subsystem
MSMerge Specification
MSMildly Susceptible
MSModule Signaling
MSMonopolio Statale
MSMultiple Elastic Scattering
MSMarus Seru (Everquest)
MSMass Shareware
MSMeteor Scattering (ham radio)
MSMonitored Seconds
MSMilieuschadelijkheid (Dutch: environmental harmfulness)
MSMissionaries of Our Lady of Lasalette (religious order)
MSMultilateral Staff
MSMirror Subassembly
MSManta Sonica (band)
MSMonitor Statistica
MSMinimum Stockage
MSMilitary Standard/Service/Specification
MSModifi Sci (Indie rap group)
MSMaleSurvisor (formerly National Organization on Male Sexual Victimization; US)
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Tambien esta el hecho de que el crimen organizado en el Triangulo del Norte incluye organizaciones criminales transnacionales, tales como los carteles de narcotraficantes mexicanos; y las pandillas transnacionales como la Mara Salvatrucha (MS-13) y la Pandilla de la Calle Dieciocho (M-18).
"En El Salvador--explica--el dominio de las pandillas, de la Mara Salvatrucha y del Barrio 18 hacen que mucha gente no viva en un pais, sino mas bien en pedazos de un pais.
The gang, also known as La Mara Salvatrucha, is generally known for extortion and violence rather than distributing and selling narcotics.
For those who don't know, Mara Salvatrucha, infamous as MS-13, is an international criminal gang that originated in Los Angeles, California, in the 1980s.
Many Central Americans seeking asylum say they are fleeing from gangs known as "maras," primarily the Mara Salvatrucha (or MS-13) and Barrio 18 groups.
MS-13, or the Mara Salvatrucha gang, was founded in Los Angeles in the 1980s in part to protect immigrants from El Salvador and has since grown into a sprawling cross-border criminal organization.
For example, the infamous MS 13, Las Maras, Mara Salvatrucha, was made in the United States, a product of North American violence, assembled on the West Coast then exported to Central America through deportations, a federal immigration policy that spread the terror of US gang warfare south of the border.
A February 2018 report from the Center for Immigration Studies (CIS)--a nonprofit research organization specializing in immigration-related matters--reveals that the MS-13 (Mara Salvatrucha) transnational criminal gang has spread to 22 U.S.
Armed members of the gang Mara Salvatrucha, known as MS-13, began to harass them for a war tax in exchange for protection.
Their deaths were among a string of 17 Long Island slayings that have been attributed to Mara Salvatrucha, also known as MS-13.
"The truth is, all my childhood friends are in the gang," said one 20-year-old man in the Santa Maria district of the capital, Tegucigalpa, controlled by the Mara Salvatrucha (MS-13) gang.