El Salvador Joins SOUTHCOM Radar System to Combat Drug Trafficking

(Q24N) To improve the exchange of information that facilitates aerial counter-narcotics operations, El Salvador...

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...

El Salvador: Construction Still Suffocated by Paperwork

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

Survivors of the El Mozote Massacre Have New Hopes for Justice in El Salvador

EL MOZOTE, El Salvador (IPS) - Except for a house with its walls riddled...

2 Divergent Views on El Salvador Gang Truce, 1 Sad Conclusion

Two wildly divergent views of what is happening with the truce between El Salvador's...

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...

‘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...

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...

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...

El Salvador Approves Law Against Extortion

The Legislature has passed a law authorizing the Attorney General to carry out investigations...

Farmers Generate Their Own Electricity in El Salvador

Joya de Talchiga, EL SALVADOR (IPS) - In Lilian Gómez’s house, nestled in the...

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...

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...

Salvadorans Celebrate FMLN Victory in Elections

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

US Treasury Blacklists MS13 Leaders

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

El Salvador Records A Day Without Homicides in 2 Years

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

Central America Officials Raise Alert Over Cross-border Gang Movements

(Q24N) El Salvador officials have warned of gang members fleeing into neighboring countries to...

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 Bus Extortion Doubles to $36 Mn Amid Failing Gang Truce

Extortion fees demanded by gangs from El Salvador's bus companies have doubled in 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...

The Bus Route That Institutionalized Extortion in El Salvador

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

Honduran Asylum Seeker Dies in Clash with Mexican Police

Henry Diaz, 26, died Sunday after receiving a rubber bullet in the head during...

Chinese Company Seeks Business in El Salvador

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

El Salvador Minimum Wage Increase of 15%

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

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 Cracks Down on Death Squads From Police, Military

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

Why are There No Gangs in Berlin, El Salvador?

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

El Salvador: Authorities seek to eradicate drug use in schools

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

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...

7 Things Donald Trump Gets Wrong about MS13

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

El Salvador Death Squad Cases Go International

(Insightcrime) A new report from two local Salvadoran rights groups has provided further evidence...

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...

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