EL SALVADOR. San Salvador. May 13, 2011. A member of the 18th Street Gang (M-18) proudly shows off his gang tattoos. During the last two decades, Central America has become the deadliest region in the world that is not at war according to the UN.
SALVADOR. East of San Salvador. Cojutepeque. June 16, 2016. Salvadorean gang members look out from the bus window while being transferred from Cojutepeque Prison to medium-security prisons. Under heavy security measures, a total of 1,282 members of the 18 District gang were moved to different medium-security prisons after authorities closed the Cojutepeque jail because of corruption and bad location.