Abramsky, Sasha, 9
ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union),
31, 72
Acosta, Frank, 60
African Americans, 15–16, 35, 284n34.
See also King, Rodney
Aguilar, Luis, 161
ALBA (Alianza Bolivariana para los
Pueblos de Nuestra América), 250,
298n28
Al Qaeda, 16–17, 44, 47, 221, 226
Altegrity, Inc., 246
Alton, Frank, 106, 116
Alvarado, Arlene, 107–8
American Baptist Church, 30, 39
American Enterprise Institute, 235
American Gangs (Gingrich), 18, 221–24, 236
“America’s Most Wanted” (site), 150, 154
Amesqua, Jesus, 106, 109, 122
Amnesty International, 40, 72
Anti- Terrorism and Effective Death Pen-
alty Act, 36, 220
Antonio Saca, Elias, 1, 46, 178, 187, 234,
297n19
Appadurai, Arjun, 3, 230
ARENA (Salvadoran political party):
candidates of, 10, 211, 216; crime dis-
courses of, 18, 41, 168–73, 234–35,
247–48, 296n1; policies of, 33; U.S.
support of, 17, 34. See also El Salvador;
neoliberalism; zero- tolerance policing
strategies; specific politicians and policies
Aretxaga, Begoña, 236–37, 284n28,
292n7, 296n10
Argueta, Luis Alonso, 196–98
Argueta, Marisol, 235–36
Arias, Arturo, 150
Arts Expand (Homies Unidos program),
106, 110, 112–13, 124
Art Shield (program), 199
Ashamala, Rosemary, 43, 121
Asociación de Desarrollo Económico
Social (ADES), 196
ASOSAL (Association of Salvadorans in
Los Angeles), 110
Ávila, Rodrigo, 10, 203
Barnen, Rädda, 142
barrios (as space): definitions of, 10–11;
Homies Unidos’ uses of, 103, 112, 116;
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