Alberto often pushed a shopping cart through his barrio, collecting cans for spare cash to support himself and his mayate.
The majority of the violence in Honduras is carried out by two main gangs, Mara Salvatrucha, or MS-13, and barrio 18.
1841, "ward of a Spanish or Spanish-speaking city," sometimes also used of rural settlements, from Spanish barrio "district, suburb," from Arabic barriya "open country" (fem.), from barr "outside" (of the city). Main modern sense of "Spanish-speaking district in a U.S. city" is 1939; original reference is to Spanish Harlem in New York City.