is not a date that is studied in schools or appears in books on El Salvador's recent history; not even security experts are very aware of it. But on that day something momentous happened: the government made it public policy to have exclusive ... InSight Crime, 3 weeks ago
Victims and perpetrators: Gangs of El Salvador - Al Jazeera, 2 weeks ago
El Salvador gangs together agree not to attack police and military - DNA India, 1 month ago
Authorities in El Salvador have arrested a priest and youth worker who has operated as a key intermediary with "mara" street gangs, in a strong indication the new government is looking to push certain players out of any future negotiation process. ...InSight Crime, 1 month ago El Salvador add charges for priest in gang case Sify, 1 month ago El Salvador Investigates both Sets of Gang Truce Negotiators InSight Crime, 1 month ago Priest arrested for allegedly smuggling contraband into prisons for gang members Christian Today, 2 months ago
Members of the Mara Salvatrucha gang attend a mass held at the Ciudad Barrios jail, in Ciudad Barrios, El Salvador, on March 26, 2012. (Jose Cabezas/AFP/) SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador — Spanish priest Antonio Rodriguez talks to the 18th Street ...GlobalPost, 1 week ago How One Spanish Priest Became Gangs Best Friend In Central America Business Insider, 1 week ago
The most distressing part of listening to three young Salvadoran siblings describe the horrific violence that led them to flee their country in the spring and join their mother in Prince George's County, Maryland, was, perhaps, their matter-of-fact ...Miami Herald, 1 month ago For 3 Salvadoran teens, a flight from barbarism Washington Post, 1 month ago McCartney: Young Central American migrants tale of killings, rape shows need for U.S. protection Washington Post, 1 month ago
ILOPANGO, El Salvador—Marvin Gonzalez waves to shopkeepers as he enjoys a morning walk through the sunny, working-class resort of Ilopango. His cellphone rings nonstop with...
ILOPANGO, El Salvador—Marvin Gonzalez waves to shopkeepers as he enjoys a morning walk through the sunny, working-class resort of Ilopango. His cellphone rings nonstop with residents seeking his support for anything from dealing with a drunk who ...Epoch Times, 3 weeks ago Success of Salvador gang truce: Stronger gangs Miami Herald, 3 weeks ago
Gangs in El Salvador have announced a new phase of their 2012 truce, committing to end attacks between rival groups and against the security forces, but it is unlikely that the current government will be willing to follow the path of its predecessor ...InSight Crime, 4 weeks ago El Salvador gangs offer truce with government Al Jazeera, 1 month ago
SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador -- Andy Romero remembers when a tattooed man showed up in his neighborhood with baggy pants, T-shirts with rock band logos and sneakers like none hed seen before. His clothes were totally different, Romero recalled of ...Miami Herald, 1 month ago US export? Central America's gang problem began in Los Angeles Christian Science Monitor, 1 month ago El Salvador Can't Afford To Separate It's Most Dangerous Gang Members In Prisons Anymore Business Insider, 1 month ago
HUNDREDS of people in the Spanish town of Daimiel have marched to demand the release of a Roman Catholic priest detained in El Salvador. Father Antonio Rodriguez, who was born in Daimiel, has been accused of smuggling mobile phones to imprisoned ...The Guardian Nigeria, 1 month ago Spain march backs El Salvador priest BBC, 1 month ago
According to a US official, around half of the illegal weapons circulating in El Salvador come from the United States. This black market trade may be facilitated by the MS13 gang, which has a presence in both countries. The estimate was given by ...InSight Crime, 6 days ago Searching for El Salvador's disappeared Yahoo! Maktoob News, 2 weeks ago The Deadly, Invisible Borders Inside El Salvador The New Republic Online, 1 month ago
When I told my mother that I had agreed to travel to El Salvador, she told me one thing, "No vayas. Es un país de pura violencia," or "Do not go. It's a country full of violence." Deep down, I knew she was right, but after spending time ...Huffington Post, 1 month ago
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