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Story Publication logo November 17, 2016

San Salvador's Millenial Mayor


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In a country as violent as El Salvador, many have given up on political solutions to gang warfare...


San Salvador's upstart mayor, Nayib Bukele, has promised a new way forward for a city besieged by decades of violence. His biggest obstacle, however, may not be the city's gangs, but the city's idea of itself. Can Bukele's outsider status, his popularity among youth voters, and his unconventional development and crime-fighting tactics make lasting change in one of the most dangerous cities in the world?

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