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 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...

El Salvador: Youth dodge crime by playing soccer

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

El Salvador Records A Day Without Homicides in 2 Years

Q24N / NBC News - El Salvador, one of the world's more dangerous countries,...

El Salvador to Extend ‘Extraordinary’ Anti-Gang Measures until 2018

Q24N (InSight Crime) Officials in El Salvador agreed to extend "extraordinary measures" to fight...

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...

Salvadorans Celebrate FMLN Victory in Elections

El Salvador - Salvadoran took the streets today to celebrate the victory of the...

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...

‘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...

The Extraordinary Hell Of El Salvador’s Gang Prisons

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

In El Salvador Gangs, Not Government ‘Rule’ the Country, Citizens Say

(Insightcrime.org) Respondents to a recent survey in El Salvador were far more likely to...

El Salvador, World’s New Murder Capital

(Q24N) Social violence. War. Last year, 6,657 murders. Between January 1 and February 21...

State of Emergency Declared in El Salvador

Q24N (Prensa Latina) Salvadoran President Salvador Sanchez Ceren declared the national state of emergency...

El Salvador: Inside The Prison That Guards Are Too Afraid To Enter

The Mara Salvatrucha, or MS-13, is arguably the most notorious street gang in the...

Central American Northern Tier countries combat drug labs

CENTRAL AMERICA NEWS - Authorities in Central America’s Northern Tier are executing a complex...

El Salvador: Confession Reveals Drug Kingpin’s Fruit Vendor Origins

El Salvador authorities disclosed new details about the rise of a drug boss accused...

The Bus Route That Institutionalized Extortion in El Salvador

Q24N - In El Salvador, extortion demanded by gangs has become so normalized that...

Two Parties Stand Out in El Salvador Elections

CENTRAL AMERICA NEWS  (Prensa Latina) - Only 20 days from the municipal and legislative...

Who Buys Salvadoran Coffee?

CENTRAL AMERICA NEWS -- The USA and Japan acquired 57% of the crop from...

El Salvador Court Rejects Appeal of Woman Serving 30 Years for Stillborn Baby

El Salvador has one of the world’s toughest abortion laws. The court has upheld...

Northern Triangle: A Never-Ending Crisis?

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

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...

Legal Vacuum Fuels Conflicts Over Water in El Salvador

CENTRAL AMERICA NEWS (IPS) --TACUBA, El Salvador: Rural communities and social organisations in El...

US Treasury Blacklists MS13 Leaders

The latest designations bring the number of El Salvadoran gang members blacklisted by the...

Trump asked to renew program for Salvadoran and Honduran migrants

Democrats and activists are calling on the Trump administration to renew immigration permits for hundreds...

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...

New Woman City Inaugurated in El Salvador

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

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...

Stolen Guns Fuel El Salvador Black Market for Arms

Q24N - Insightcrime.org - More than four guns were stolen every day in El...

Chinese Company Seeks Business in El Salvador

CENTRAL AMERICA NEWS - Representatives from the Chinese conglomerate CITIC Group visiting El Salvador...

Why is El Salvador so dangerous? 4 essential reads

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

El Salvador: Construction Still Suffocated by Paperwork

CENTRAL AMERICA NEWS - The ineffectiveness of the law streamlining procedures for construction, approved...

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