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Fear Pervades El Salvador As Gang Violence Reaches New Levels

AP | ALBERTO ARCE | Posted 06.22.2015 | World

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — Word on the street is that only the girlfriends of gang members are allowed to be redheads or blondes. So in this v...

Gang Leader: It's Time For El Salvador To Learn From Martyred Priest

Fusion | Tim Rogers | Posted 05.26.2015 | World

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador — Gang leaders in El Salvador have a message for the martyred priest they call “Saint Romero": We’re sorry, forgive ou...

El Salvador Gangs Terrorize Women With Rape And Murder

AP | ALBERTO ARCE | Posted 01.06.2015 | World

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — In a country terrorized by gangsters, it is left to the dead to break the silence on sexual violence. Rather, to t...

Truce With Massive Street Gang Not Working

AP | Posted 04.08.2014 | Latino Voices

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — The government of El Salvador says the truce between the country's main Mara street gangs hasn't worked, and that k...

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...

El Salvador's Largest Street Gangs Reach Truce

AP | MARCOS ALEMAN | Posted 05.24.2012 | World

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador -- Leaders of El Salvador's two largest street gangs have reached a truce aimed at reducing the country's homicide rate, one...