Chino, left, and his friend Tito cool off at a gang house in San Pedro Sula. Chino joined a gang at 14 and has the privileges that come with being a member: respect, fear, power — but also “a cell phone and chains,” says Ayuso. Ayuso also heard Tito — who is not in a gang — say he hopes to be like Chino someday.

Chino, left, and his friend Tito cool off at a gang house in San Pedro Sula. Chino joined a gang at 14 and has the privileges that come with being a member: respect, fear, power — but also “a cell phone and chains,” says Ayuso. Ayuso also heard Tito — who is not in a gang — say he hopes to be like Chino so