A big "MS" -- which stands for Mara Salvatrucha, the largest street gang in El Salvador -- is still visible after several laser treatments for its removal.
A big "MS" -- which stands for Mara Salvatrucha, the largest street gang in El Salvador -- is still visible after several laser treatments for its removal. Tim Johnson/MCT
A big "MS" -- which stands for Mara Salvatrucha, the largest street gang in El Salvador -- is still visible after several laser treatments for its removal. Tim Johnson/MCT

In El Salvador, gang ties are more than skin deep

March 29, 2011 4:08 PM

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