In Gang-Ravaged El Salvador, Survivors Cling To Hope

KCBS Radio Cover Stories
Monday, April 22nd
As KCBS Radio Political Reporter Doug Sovern reported in the opening segment of this week's special five-part series, President Trump is exaggerating the presence of the notorious Salvadoran gang MS-13 in those caravans bringing migrants to the U.S. border. But in the cities and towns of El Salvador, the gang is a disruptive force, driving migrants to seek asylum in America.

Many people forget that the gang is actually a U.S. export, born in Southern California, as we hear in Part Two of Doug's series,"A Desperate Frontier: Death And Dreams in El Salvador."