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...

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...

The Bus Route That Institutionalized Extortion in El Salvador

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

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....

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...

State of Emergency Declared in El Salvador

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

El Salvador Releases Second Woman Jailed Over Abortion

A Salvadoran woman serving a 30-year sentence for aggravated homicide over an alleged abortion...

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...

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...

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...

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...

El Salvador, World’s New Murder Capital

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

NO to New Industrial Policy in El Salvador

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

El Salvador: Stopping gangs from recruiting youths

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

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...

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

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

Central American Northern Tier countries combat drug labs

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

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...

Government of El Salvador Has Run Out of Money

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

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

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

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