In World’s Most Violent Country, 30 New Firearms Registered Daily

(Q24N) Between 2010 and 2015, Salvadorans were registering firearms at a rate of 11,000...

Jailed for Miscarriage, Women Reveal the Cost of Criminalizing Abortion

Q24N- Maria Teresa Rivera didn’t know she was pregnant until the November morning four...

7 Things Donald Trump Gets Wrong about MS13

Q24N (Insightcrime.org) US President Donald Trump and Attorney General Jeff Sessions launched a rhetorical...

Why Salvadorian Teens Join Brutal Gangs and How Courts Makes Things Worse

Q24N - There were 30 murders in El Salvador on March 15 in El...

San Salvador’s Controversial “Millenial Mayor” Wages War Against The Press

(Q24N) Nayib Bukele is the mayor of San Salvador, the capital of El Salvador....

El Salvador Homicides Skyrocket After Gang Truce Unravels

CENTRAL AMERIA NEWS (InsightCrime.org) Following the collapse of a controversial gang truce, El Salvador...

El Salvador Youths Choose Fighting Fires Over Gang Life: Report

(Q24N) A Wall Street Journal report documents how youths in El Salvador are choosing...

El Salvador: Authorities seek to eradicate drug use in schools

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador – Preventing drug use at an early age is the...

El Salvador Arrests Ex-President Elías Saca over Money Laundering Charges

(Q24N) Ex-President of El Salvador Elias Antonio Saca (2004-2009) was arrested during the wedding...

Why are There No Gangs in Berlin, El Salvador?

Q24N (Insightcrime.org) - Berlin is not one of those municipalities often presented as a...

‘3 to 4’ Gun Battles a Day: El Salvador Police Chief

(Q24N) El Salvador police reported that there have been close to 100 gun battles...

Government and Gangs Claim Credit for Sharp Drop in El Salvador Murders

Q24N - El Salvador's government has claimed credit for a dramatic drop in homicides...

Half the Illegal Weapons in El Salvador Come from US: Official

CENTRAL AMERICA NEWS - According to a US official, around half of the illegal...

Official Data Suggests El Salvador Police Kill with Impunity

Q24N (Insightcrime.org) - El Salvador's armed forces and the National Civil Police (PNC) are...

The Extraordinary Hell Of El Salvador’s Gang Prisons

(Q24N,  via Insightcrime.org) A plague of fungal skin diseases, untreated deadly infections, constant threats...

El Salvador: Youth dodge crime by playing soccer

Scores of boys have turned their backs on crime and gangs thanks to a...

El Salvador Cracks Down on Death Squads From Police, Military

(Q24N) El Salvador's authorities dismantled criminal “death squads” led by military and police members...

El Salvador: Gang violence increases

A month after the end of their two-year truce, gangs have reorganized themselves in...

How to Solve El Salvador’s Security Crisis? A Modest Proposal

(Q24N) El Salvador is the most violent peacetime nation in the world, seemingly stuck...

Surge in US immigration comes from Northern Triangle

The number of immigrants in the United States from El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras...

El Salvador Minimum Wage Increase of 15%

(Q24N) The increase will be staggered: 5% from June 1, 2016, 5% from June...

Barrio 18 Extortion Scheme Casts Doubt on El Salvador Govt Security Narrative

(Q24N) Insightcrime.org - The Barrio 18 gang in El Salvador allegedly engaged in large-scale...

NO to New Industrial Policy in El Salvador

CENTRAL AMERICA NEWS -- According to entrepreneurs the government's proposal for the development of...

El Salvador’s ‘Black Widows’ and the Growing Sophistication of the MS13

Q24N (Insightcrime.org) Authorities in El Salvador dismantled a MS13 network allegedly dedicated to forcing...

Unstoppable Smuggling in the Northern Triangle

Guatemalan businessmen are demanding stricter laws to combat the illegal entry of goods from...

El Salvador Decrees Emergency in 7 Prisons, Targets Gang Leaders

Q24N (AP) El Salvador authorities declared a state of emergency Tuesday at seven prisons...

Why is El Salvador so dangerous? 4 essential reads

The Department of Homeland Security has confirmed that it will eliminate the Temporary Protected...

New Woman City Inaugurated in El Salvador

CENTRAL AMERICA NEWS (Prensa Latina) The Vice President of El Salvador, Oscar Ortiz, opened...

Tensions Rise over Dissident MS13 Faction in El Salvador

Q24N via Insightcrime.org - A breakaway faction of El Salvador's MS13 gang has reportedly...

Vegetable Gardens Ease Poverty in El Salvador

EL CARMEN, El Salvador (IPS) - Vegetable growing is flourishing in Cuscatlán, the smallest...

Northern Triangle: A Never-Ending Crisis?

(Q24N) For years, the set of countries known as the Northern Triangle –Guatemala, El...

El Salvadoran Woman Denied Pardon in 30-Year Sentence for Miscarriage

CENTRAL AMERICA NEWS (Fusion.net) What was expected to be a rubber-stamp vote of approval...

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