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The prison so dangerous that even the guards stay outside
The Mara Salvatrucha gang are so feared in El Salvador, with a reputation for merciless revenge and cruel retribution, that they’ve been allowed to run their own prison. “Penas Ciudad Barrios is a maximum security prison for members of the Mara Salvatrucha Gang, or MS, in the South of El Salvador,” London- based photographer Adam Hinton explained, who was brave enough to go into the compound to take portraits of some of the inmates.
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MS-13 - Mara Salvatrucha (commonly abbreviated as MS, Mara, and MS-13) is a transnational criminal gang that originated in Los Angeles and has spread to other parts of the United States, Canada, Mexico, and Central America. The majority of the gang is ethnically composed of Central Americans and active in urban and suburban areas