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Meet the Journalist: Lauren Markham

In 2015, El Salvador’s murder rate was the highest in Central America, with an average of over 15 homicides per day. Gangs control the streets in a country where police, soldiers and politicians have proved ineffective. For her project " Violence and Hope in El Salvador," Lauren Markham reports from the capital, San Salvador, on the country's violence, as well as prospects of meaningful change.