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3 September 2015
"It is estimated that there are around 500,000-to-600,000 Salvadorans involved, in one way or another, with the maras (gangs)—about 10 percent of the population."
27 July 2015
Replicating Plan Colombia's failed approach, a Washington aid program for Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador combines neoliberal economic reforms with military aid.
18 June 2015
The First Mesoamerican Community Film and Radio Festival began on June 10 in Oaxaca and will continue on to various countries in the region from later in June.
13 May 2015
A Salvadoran woman is pardoned after seven years in prison, convicted of abortion for a stillbirth, and a Paraguayan 10-year-old girl, allegedly raped by her stepfather, is denied an abortion.
Despite an interventionist Supreme Court, a month-long delay in the results, and other irregularities, visiting international observers declared this year's election in El Salvador to be broadly transparent.
10 May 2015
Intipucá is a small town in El Salvador that spans two countries, but a debate still rages over whether he was really the first to leave for the US.
22 April 2015
13 April 2015
6 March 2015
18 February 2015
16 September 2014
10 July 2014
4 June 2014
Salvador Sánchez Cerén, an ex-guerrilla commander, assumed the presidency of El Salvador on June 1, 2014. Jamie Stark reviews what it means for El Salvador and Latin America.