This documentary gives an insight in the actions of the MS13 gang. Gangs with members from all over Latinamerika are known as Mara Salvatrucha or Mara. Most gang members have a tattoo that includes the letters M or S and the number 13. The gang originated in Los Angeles in the 1980s but has spread over the USA and is now very active in Washington, D. C. in recent years. It is the most notorious gang in the United States. The US government is batteling to defeat the gangs and organized crimes which are a threat to public safety.

This documentary focusses mainly on the killing of two brothers in Greensboro, North Carolina, in 2007 and the investigation of this case.

Gang War USA

National Geographic Channel




  1. Why in the hell does this video not play on my Mac G4 which is an old piece of crap, but still!! What can be the problem? I so wanted to watch this doc. and my machine is not permitting so.

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