A look behind El Salvador's new Iron Fist approach
According to police statistics, so far 2859 people have already been murdered in El Salvador. Much of its violence is attributed to gang members. The prisoners we met are members of the Mara Salvatrucha, or MS13, a transnational criminal gang which originated on the streets of Los Angeles along with its main rival, the Barrio 18 gang.
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