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Panama City Gang Members Turn Tourist Guides

Gang graffiti still defaces some of the walls in Panama City's once-impoverished neighborhood of San Felipe, but many of the beautiful old homes have been refurbished. The area now attracts tourists who want to learn firsthand about the violence in San Felipe's not-so-distant past. When city officials decided a decade ago to open up the old town for revitalization, some gangsters realized their past experience could be marketable. Now, they are tour guides. “It's not...

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