Category: El Salvador

Obama Administration Lawyers Charge Salvadoran Ex-General With Human Rights Abuses

Today in Latin America Top Story — A former Salvadoran general, who was a close ally to the United States during the 1980s, faces deportation from the U.S. on charges […] Read More >

Obama Pledges Drug-Fighting Assitance to El Salavdor; Ends Latin American Visit Early

Today in Latin America Top Story — U.S. President Barack Obama wrapped up the final leg of his Latin American tour Tuesday in El Salvador, where he pledged $200 million […] Read More >

Court In El Salvador Sentences 10 Gang Members to Prison For Killing Of Journalist Christian Poveda

Today in Latin America Top Story — A court in El Salvador sentenced 10 gang members and a police officer to lengthy prison terms for the 2009 killing of a […] Read More >

Street Gangs Attack Two Buses in El Salvador; At Least 16 People Dead

Today in Latin America Top Story — Street gangs in El Salvador attacked two passenger buses, killing at least 16 people in an attack that Salvadoran Security Minister Manuel Melgar […] Read More >