Bus driver is Guatemala's most dangerous occupation. More than 170 bus drivers were assassinated during 2008. The bus drivers become victims of street gangs who extort money from the drivers in order to let the buses pass through areas where the criminals are present. If the driver cannot afford to pay, his life is in high danger. Corruption and impunity are major problems in the Guatemalan society. Criminals are in control of many areas of the capital. (image by Adrian Øhrn Johansen)
Bus driver is Guatemala's most dangerous occupation. More than 170 bus drivers were assassinated during 2008. The bus drivers become victims of street gangs who extort money from the drivers in order to let the buses pass through areas where the criminals are present. If the driver cannot afford to pay, his life is in high danger. Corruption and impunity are major problems in the Guatemalan society. Criminals are in control of many areas of the capital.
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