Ross Kemp is a BAFTA award-winning actor, journalist and author. He is widely known for his role as Grant Mitchell in Eastenders, BBC’s soap opera. But he has received critical acclaim and awards for his work on investigative journalism.
Ross Kemp on Gangs has won a BAFTA and got broadcasted on Sky1 for over two years. On this show, Kemp would travel all over the world and interact with various gang members, the authorities trying to get rid of these gangs, and the locals who have been directly affected by the violence brought about by these gangs. With each episode and each place he visits, he attempts to make arrangements to have an interview with the respective gang leaders in the area.
In this episode, Kemp visits one of the smallest and highly populated areas of Central America, San Salvador. He goes around the area and tries to investigate and look into the notorious Mara Salvatrucha or MS 13 gang. He examines the violence and the shocking number of murders that take place in this small country.