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ALBERTO GALGANI, Jaime. La Mara, la historia interminable: La migración centroamericana en el relato neopolicial de Rafael Ramírez Heredia. Lit. lingüíst. [online]. 2009, n.20, pp.13-40. ISSN 0716-5811.

I La Mará is one of Rafel Ramírez Heredias's works (Mexican), which ventures intothe Latin-American neo-detective narrative.Thisarticleaimsto present howwellthewriter uses thegenre.incorporatingits particular characteristics and discussing one of the most serious problems issues relating emigration on the border of México and Guatemala, where elements relating to violence, drug dealing, prostitution and the presence of Mará Salvatrucha, a gang which spreads from the United States to various countries in Central América.

Keywords : Mara Salvatrucha; neo-detective; black novel; truth; justice.

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