In downtown San Salvador, the capital, tags daubed by gangs on roadside walls had been painted over with graffiti.
- Ivan Briscoe and Tiziano Breda
- War on the Rocks
When we visited the nearby neighborhood of Iberia, a traditional gang fiefdom, their presence was also less apparent, though certain rules still had to be obeyed.
We lowered our car windows as we entered, a practice MS-13 imposes to spot outsiders. Minutes later, a young man approached us…