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

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

Amid Elite Crime Scandals, Central America Continues Anti-Gang Focus

QCostarica via InsightCrime - Authorities in Central America have arrested hundreds of suspected gang...

Stolen Guns Fuel El Salvador Black Market for Arms

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

Alleged MS13 Members in El Salvador Caught Selling Illicit Horse Meat

Q24N NEWS (Insightcrime.org)  Authorities in El Salvador have arrested 39 alleged members of the...

Amid escalating violence, El Salvador’s young people are struggling to build a future

In a quiet side street of one of San Salvador’s infamous northern districts, lies...

Why are There No Gangs in Berlin, El Salvador?

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

Unstoppable Smuggling in the Northern Triangle

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

Central American Northern Tier countries combat drug labs

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

The Stalled Money Laundering Case against El Salvador’s ‘Chepe Diablo’

CENTRAL AMERICA NEWS (InsightCrime.org) -- The financial records and bank accounts of Texis Cartel...

US Govt Financed El Salvador Police Units Accused of Illegal Execution – Reports

The United States government has provided millions of dollars as well as weapons to...

El Salvador: Stopping gangs from recruiting youths

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador – In Usulután department, 110 kilometers east of the Salvadoran...

El Salvador: Youth dodge crime by playing soccer

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

Legal Vacuum Fuels Conflicts Over Water in El Salvador

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

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...

The Bus Route That Institutionalized Extortion in El Salvador

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

540 Children were Murdered Last Year in El Salvador: Report

Q24N (via Insightcrime.org) A recent police report in El Salvador shows that an average...

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...

State of Emergency Declared in El Salvador

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

‘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 of El Salvador Has Run Out of Money

Q24N - A state of emergency has been declared and pressure has been put...

El Salvador Ex-President Leaves Country Amid Corruption Probe

Former President Mauricio Funes has reportedly left El Salvador on business as authorities raid...

El Salvador: Construction Still Suffocated by Paperwork

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

El Salvador Minimum Wage Increase of 15%

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

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 Records A Day Without Homicides in 2 Years

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

El Salvador Medical Tourism Up 8%

CENTRAL AMERICA NEWS - In 2014 the medical tourism industry in El Salvador generated...

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...

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...

Vegetable Gardens Ease Poverty in El Salvador

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

Women Inmates Sow Hope in Prisons in El Salvador

Q24N - IZALCO, El Salvador (IPS) - Doris Zabala squats down in the field...

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 Ex-President To Trial On Corruption Charges

Q24N - Former El Salvador President Francisco Flores has been ordered to stand trial...

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