Gangs, Heat, Debt, War, Speed

City Of Coffins

Matthew Bremner | 24th March 2019

Gang violence in El Salvador, as seen through the eyes of coffin-makers and funeral parlours. The town of Jucuapa has 18,000 people and 30 coffin factories. The murder rate in El Salvador is around 11 per day, the highest in the world on a per capita basis, having peaked at 18 per day in 2015. A funeral d…

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