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A leader of the Mara Salvatrucha gang speaks during a press... News PhotoDemanding,Diplomacy,El Salvador,Finance,Gang,Group Of People,Horizontal,Leadership,Mara Salvatrucha,Murder,People,Politics,Press Conference,Prison,Routine,San Salvador,Talking,USAPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPA leader of the Mara Salvatrucha gang speaks during a press conference where leaders of the five gangs --Mara Salvatrucha (MS-13), Barrio 18, MAO-MAO, Máquina and Mirada Locos-- demand the US to support the truce they started on 2012 --which had already lowered the daily murder rate from 14 to 5-- on January 28, 2013 at La Esperanza prison in San Salvador. The US State Department recently issued a travel warning to US citizens about the security situation in El Salvador. The leaders have assured tourists their safety and well-being while visiting the country and have given instructions to their members to respect them. AFP PHOTO/ Juan CARLOS (Photo credit should read Juan CARLOS/AFP/Getty Images)