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El Salvador Deaths

Gang Truce Crumbling In World's Most Violent Country

Reuters | Posted 09.05.2013 | World

SAN SALVADOR, July 5 (Reuters) - El Salvador has seen a burst of violence, with 103 homicides this week, the government said on Friday, as a year-lo...

Dispatch From El Salvador: Obama's Drug War Feels Eerily Familiar

Roberto Lovato | Posted 05.31.2011 | World
Roberto Lovato

The lack of information guiding the U.S. and Salvadoran governments' militarized response to gangs mirrors the U.S.'s own spectacle-driven war on drugs -- a war that paints an entire generation as criminals.

Obama, El Salvador and the Politics of Memory

Roberto Lovato | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Roberto Lovato

Hours before President Obama was set to land in San Salvador, expectations were almost as varied as the many rumors and questions filling the smoggy air in this political country.

Uncovering The Death Squads In El Salvador

Nieman Watchdog | Craig Pyes | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

March 24 is the 30th anniversary of the assassination of Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Arnulfo Romero. He was shot in the heart by a right wing death sq...

Government: 91 Dead In El Salvador Flooding

AP | DIEGO MENDEZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

VERAPAZ, El Salvador — Mud and boulders loosened by heavy rains swept down a volcano and partly buried a small town Sunday, swallowing up homes ...