Mass killings in El Salvador are gathering momentum as the country with 51 people killed in a single day, according to the local authorities - a record number for the small country.
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Not long after a trio of investigative reporters in El Salvador published an explosive investigation about the killing of seven alleged gang members and a bystander by police at a coffee farm, the journalists started receiving death threats. Show More Summary
I want to preface this by taking a moment to thank Leah Solheim of Centro de Intercambio y Solidaridad (CIS). Leah, it isn't very often you meet someone so selflessly devoted to improving the lives of others less fortunate. You are an...Show More Summary
El Salvador's supreme court declared the country's street gangs and those who finance them terrorist groups on Monday.
Relatives gather outside Quezaltepeque jail demanding information after violence between factions within Barrio 18 gang.
Jose Amaya Guardado relocated to the United States with his family for one reason — his mother wanted to protect him from the violence currently plaguing El Salvador. But, unfortunately, nothing could save him from the sufferance of a pre-determined fate because the unthinkable happened when they moved to Florida. Show More Summary
A 5.2-magnitude quake took place 67 kilometers to the southwest of the port city of Acajutla, the USGS said.
SAN SALVADOR (Reuters) - Fourteen members of one of El Salvador's most powerful street gangs were killed in a prison on Saturday in what appeared to be an internal gang purge, authorities said.
It has almost been two years now since Kuros! started distributing pepper spray to women as a way to protect themselves from violent and sexually based attacks. It has been an incredible 18 months so far; seeing us spread from IndiaShow More Summary
El Salvador: A U.S. federal court delayed Spain’s extradition request for Col. Inocente Orlando Montano, a retired army officer allegedly involved in the 1989 massacre of five Jesuit priests in El Salvador. Guatemala: Former Vice President...Show More Summary
El Salvador has announced plans to hold its second renewable energy auction as is looks to increase the share of sustainable energy sources in its electricity mix. El Salvador’s National Energy Council announced plans to auction 150 MW of renewable energy projects, with targets for operation by 2018. Show More Summary
The failure to tackle corruption and insecurity undermines the ruling party's social programmes.
Also: Gang violence leaves 125 dead in El Salvador this week; cyanide levels near a Chinese explosion site are dangerously high; and American Airlines will start charter flights from L.A. to Cuba.
El Salvador: At least 28 people died during a violent 24-hour span in El Salvador according to data from the Attorney General’s office. Colombia: Representatives of Colombia’s FARC rebels once again expressed their willingness to meet with Pope Francis during his trip to Cuba in September. Show More Summary
The Duggar family sent daughter Joy-Anna to El Salvador as her sister Jill and brother-in-law Derick return for controversial ministry work in the country. Also with the three is Carlin Bates, the younger sister of Michaella Bates, whose wedding the entire Duggar family attended in Tennessee on Saturday. Show More Summary
Jill Duggar and Derick Dillard took a brief trip home to Arkansas on Friday, only to return to Central America with her sister Joy-Anna Duggar in tow. The occasion for Jill and Derick's return from their mission trip? Bringing Up Bates...Show More Summary
The vessel cut a low profile as it slipped through international waters, hundreds of miles off the coast of El Salvador in the eastern Pacific Ocean. It was mostly submerged, except for an exhaust pipe and a windowed cockpit that poked a few feet above water. Show More Summary
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