The Barrio Maravilla (MV) also known as Maravilla “Chapters” or Maravilisos consist of several smaller individual Mexican-American street gangs who originated in Unincorporated East Los Angeles, California. The Maravillas has been around since the early 1930s and are considered the first gangs in East Los Angeles.
Maravillas has spread throughout the San Gabriel Valley, Montebello, Nevada, and the Inland Empire. The MaraVilla organization were one of the first gangs who refused to be taxed or share a portion of their criminal earnings with the Mexican Mafia (La Eme). However, this act of defiance led to them being “green-lighted” by the Mexican Mafia and becoming enemies of all Sureno gangs.
In 1994, all the Maravilla gangs of East Los Angeles agreed to a truce, which lasted over a year and a half. However, law enforcement credits this truce to their common rivalry with the Mexican-Mafia. This feud has resulted in the Maravilla gangs having their own module separate from Sureno gangs in the Los Angeles County Jail.
Allies And Rivals
Maravilla Gangs are their own worst enemy, for instance, the Arizona Maravilla and the Lote Maravilla as the Lopez Maravilla are bitter enemies fighting for control over the same neighborhood. However, the Maravilla have made several attempts to reconcile their differents by attending truce meetings in hopes of coexisting peacefully as neighbors.
in 1986, a truce meeting was held for a cease-fire during the Christmas Holidays. In 1994, another peace treaty was negotiated during the height of their feud with the Mexican Mafia. In 1995, an honorary dinner was held at a local restaurant for an awards ceremony.
One of their biggest rivalries is with the White Fence these gangs has been feuding for over thirty years. This animosity between the two gangs has led to some deadly encounters costing both sides casualties and grief. Nevertheless, MV gangs remain (tax-free) and continue to dominate their territories in East LA (MaraVilla community).
They’re rivals of every street gang who align themselves with the Mexican Mafia such as 38th Street gang, 18th Street Gang, Varrio Nuevo Estrada. The majority of MV Gangs in East Los Angeles, who carry the MaraVilla moniker are not necessary affiliated with each other, they just sprouted out in the same neighborhood Maravilla.
- Arizona MaraVilla (AMV, AZAMV)
- El Hoyo MaraVilla (HMV)
- Fisher Street Locos MaraVilla (FSLMV)
- Ford MaraVilla (FMV)
- Fraser MaraVilla (FRMV)
- Gage MaraVilla (GMV)
- High Times MaraVilla (HTS MV)
- Juarez MaraVilla (JMV)
- Kern MaraVilla (KMV) [defunct]
- Lote MaraVilla (LMR)
- Lopez MaraVilla (LMV)
- Lomita MaraVilla (LMA MV, LA MV) [defunct]
- Marianna MaraVilla
- Moeriya MaraVilla
- Pomeroy MaraVilla
- Maravilla Projects (MVP)
- Raskals MaraVilla
- MaraVilla Rifa
- Rock MaraVilla (RMV)
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V.LOPEZ.MARAVILLA. LMV. EAST LOS CALIFAS TO EL PASO TEJAS. INTO MEXICO, OKLAHOMA, TAX FREE. MARAVILLA HAS BEEN AROUND SINCE THE EARLY 19HUNDREDS. PLENTY OF ACTIVE MEMBERS, IN CALIFORNIA AND TEXAS MAINLINE, MARAVILLA DOESNT RIDE WITH PRISON GANGS. WE REMAIN LOYAL . MARAVILLA HAS BEEN BEFOR LA EME IN CALIFAS, AND BEFOR ALL ACTIVE PRISON GANGS IN TEXAS,. MARAVILLA IS SPREAD ALL OVER THE SOUTHWEST AND INTO MEXICO LIKE CD. JUAREZ THE MURDER CITY OF THE WORLD. MARAVILLA REFUSES TO RIDE WITH ANY PRISON GANG. STILL IN EXISTENCE. THERES PEOPLE THAT WILL SAY OTHER GANGS WERE THE OLDEST BUT MARAVILLA IS THE OLDEST AND STILL ACTIVE MEXICAN STREET GANG, HAS BEEN SINCE BEFOR ALL ACTIVE PRISON GANGS IN THE SOUTHWEST.IN EL PASO TEXAS MARAVILLA REFUSES TO PAY TAXES AND REFUSES TO RIDE WITH ANY PRISON GANG. TAKE IT FROM A MARAVILLA MEMBER THAT SERVED 5 YEARS IN THE TEXAS PRISON, I RAN INTO ABOUT 3 HOMIES FROM MARAVILLA THAT WHERE FROM EAST LOS . MARAVILLA DOES NOT HAVE THE NUMBERS IN THE TEXAS PRISON BUT WE REMAIN LOYAL BUT THERE ARE ENOUGH MEMBERS TO BUMP INTO EACHOTHER OFTEN . SURENOS ARE NOT AN ACTIVE GANG IN THE TEXAS PRISON SYSTEM. SURENOS ARE NOT ORGANIZED IN TEXAS. LA EME FROM CALIFAS WILL NEVER WALK THE TEXAS MAINLINE. MARAVILLA MEMBERS ARE ALREADY AND HAVE BEEN WALKING THE TEXAS MAINLINE. ALSO MARAVILLA IS THE DOMINATING GANG IN ALBUQUERQUE N.M . MARAVILLAS ARE THE ORIGINAL MEXICAN GANGSTERS. STILL ACTIVE WALKING MAINLINES. TAX FREE SPREAD OUT AND GETTING STRONGER. MARAVILLA IS STRONGER THAN MOST THINK BECAUSE THEY DONT KNOW THE HISTORY. ALOT OF THESE NEW GENERATION GANG MEMBERS HAVE GRANDPARENTS AND UNCLES FROM MARAVILLA. WE ARE RESPECTED BY THE REAL. SO ALL U TAX PAYERS, BEING TOLD WHEN TO JUMP GO RIDE DICK. THIS IS THE BIG TIME MARAVILLA GANG. GO TAKE ORDERS FROM CHUMPS SITTING IN THERE CELLS, ALL THESE WEAK ASS EME FOOLS COMING OUT ON SOCIAL MEDIA FLIPPING RATTING EACH OTHER OUT. STAY MARVELOUS. BIG MARAVILLA.
Fuck barrio maravilla! Its all about the big bad N.O.R.T.E XIV till eternity! Can’t stop won’t stop you scrapas sewer ratas get eliminated up here in the centro & upstate 💥🔫almighty huelga bird zone 187 on the boys in blue
All you su-ratas keep ratting on your own lame ass homies. MARAVILLA started the eme and will ended. LAME ASS FOOLS WILL BE SUCKING MARAVILLOSO Dick. Whittier Blvd controlling ALL CALIFORNOS…… SUSOCKING!!!
these foos pay taxes thats why they still alive foreal only the 2 or 3 main maravilla hoods pay taxes i got homies that wuld hav a foo from arizona mara as his celly
If ur so proud of ur so called green light…. Why do u foos walk the main line!! Cuz u pay up!!! Or why u foos be pc’d up
Maravilla is one of the only hispanic gangs in mass to resist the pressure to pay La Eme taxes now a few MV clicks have fell in line and payed up but the vast majority are tax free greenlighters. MV have managed to survive in East LA for so long even while being surrounded by so many hostile sureno gangs because they have a strong hold over their neighborhood.
All you Fuking beaner wannabe cholos. This ain’t your hood. Go back to Mexico.You come to my country and ruined it. I am Chicano. My dad from Mexico my mom from here. Difference is we work for a living not like some lazy ass wetbacks. You say America sucks? Well there’s the burro. Ride it back to Mexico and take your pulgas with you.
Shut your stupid ass up youre a wet back also fucking bitch haha
Maravilla are a bunch of punks along with lowell st you vatos can’t hang with the big boys you pinchi chachas fuck all you pussy ass mother fuckers soy de la Bassett Grande Los nite owls sureno sgv 626 area
Lol ur a funny guy snh
It’s funny u probably never been busted in ur lame ass life fool so shut the fuck up a sit ur lil ass down n just maybe u might learn something lol
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I love reading history about Maravilla,I’m from Juarez n proud of it…
Soon u guys will be jmv13 u guys already pay up no more greenlight….
They maravilla still active or que
Alfred “Chato” Sandoval fue bendecido por sus carnales(emeros) como el único emero miembro de MaraVilla que puede cobrarles impuestos a las clickas que aceptaron.
Alfred “Chato” Sandoval un miembro de Arizona MaraVilla y miembro emero activo, organizo algunas clickas de MaraVilla y les convencio de comenzar a pagar tributo a la mexican mafia, algunas clickas de MaraVilla son tomados como sureños nuevamente pero siguen habiendo otras que se niegan a pagarle impuesto a la eme.
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