Gangs in El Salvador

Other Research
on El Salvador

Photos of El Salvador gangs

While Washington Slept
Foreign Affairs article on gangs in Latin America

neither Peace nor War

DETENTION OR DEATH: WHERE THE "PANDILLERO" KIDS OF EL SALVADOR ARE HIDING

This report focuses on territorial youth gangs, known as "maras" or "pandillas." The maras focused on were: Mara Salvatrucha 13 (MS) and Barrio 18.

by Marrion Carranza, Universidad Centroamericana Jose Simeon Canas, Instituto Universitario de Opinion Publica (IUDOP).

Report on children in organized violence in San Salvador

Links to other countries
from the Report