14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
El Salvador

There has been an escalation of crime in El Salvador as well as armed confrontation between the state and gangs. Crime can become, dangerously, a demonstration of power.

This photo is a finalist in the People category of our 14th Annual Photo Contest. See all 70 finalists here.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2016
Date Uploaded: 09.2016
Photo Location: El Salvador
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Copyright: © Javier Arcenillas
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