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Stories with place: El Salvador
  • El Salvador transfers gangsters to maximum security prison 
    Updated: Apr-16-15 5:59 pm

    SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador - Authorities in El Salvador say they have transferred 31 gang members, including two bosses from the hyper-violent Mara Salvatrucha gang, to the country's maximum security prison.

  • Homicides in El Salvador reach record as gang violence grows story has photos
    Updated: Apr-09-15 3:20 pm

    SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador - El Salvador had more homicides in March than any other single month in a decade, a dark milestone that some attribute to the collapse of a gang truce and one that could mark a trend of greater violence to come.

  • US deports Salvadoran ex-general tied to 1980s rights abuses story has photos
    Updated: Apr-08-15 8:13 pm

    SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador - A former general linked to human rights abuses during El Salvador's civil war in the 1980s was deported by the U.S. on Wednesday and flown to his home country, where officials said he faces no charges or restrictions on his movements.

  • Man fighting deportation to El Salvador dies in California 
    Updated: Apr-06-15 5:25 pm

    PALMDALE, California - A man who spent five years fighting his deportation to El Salvador to face murder conspiracy charges has died in U.S. federal custody in Southern California.