El Salvador's Gang Problem

El Salvador’s Gang Problem

El Salvador is a country that has suffered from a previous civil war that lasted from 1979-1992, and has since continued to suffer from high crime. According to the article “Inside El Salvador’s ‘War without Sense’”, published by Time, written by Ioan Grillo, “ El Salvador is now experiencing it’s highest homicide rates in decades. This June saw 677 murders in the nation of 6 million people” (Grillo). It is depressing to hear that a country like El Salvador suffers from crime, in 2017, the top four most murderous countries were all Central and South American countries. Honduras tops the list, and El Salvador sits at number four. El Salvador ...

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witnessed the horrors of the gang activity in this non warzone country. The photos could also be a way to appeal to the audience’s emotions, showing us that we should be thankful to not be living in these types of conditions that the people in El Salvador are living in, there are graphic pictures, for example the picture where it displays a man who is lying in a puddle of blood, this picture triggers an emotion.
The methods that are used in this article are photos, graphic, depressing, eye opening. Statistics Ioan Grillo talks about how 677 murders have happened in a country of 6 million. Grillo also refers to previous incidents like in the early 1980s, how the civil war created a more dangerous El Salvador, the rise of gangs like Mara Salvatrucha start to gain power. Mara Salvatrucha (MS-13) was made by Salvadorans who immigrated to the United States (Los Angeles, CA) during the 1980s, which was during the Salvadoran civil war. Patrick Tombola the photographer, spent time in ...

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it is a gruesome picture but it gave the reader a reaction. Both the text and visual do complement each other, the text is interesting to read and the visuals give us a view of what is going on in the country of El Salvador.
The visuals use a good amount of pathos, it appeals to the reader’s emotion. Viewing these pictures it made me thankful that I do no live in a country were stuff like this happens on a daily basis. Imagine living in a country like El Salvador were gang activity is literally running your country, and at a young age you join because there are not many opportunities. This problem of young kids (mostly young men) is best describe in the article “Crime in Latin ...

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