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Members of the Mara Salvatrucha gang attend a press conference where... News PhotoAttending,Demanding,Diplomacy,El Salvador,Finance,Gang,Group Of People,Leadership,Mara Salvatrucha,Murder,People,Politics,Press Conference,Prison,Routine,San Salvador,USA,VerticalPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPMembers of the Mara Salvatrucha gang attend 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)