40 percent of people do not have running water every day.
The environment for investigative outlets in the Central American nation is dire. Journalists who've written critically about the president face criminal investigations and threats from government officials.
Migrants from El Salvador, Nicaragua, Haiti, and Sudan would leave behind as many as 200,000 children who are American citizens.
The government has denied the talks with the violent street gang that a local media outlet alleges took place as part of an effort to reduce killings.
Travel restrictions around COVID-19 across Latin America mean some of those who want to get back home have to do it illegally.
Some estimates say that pregnancy in girls aged 10 to 14 increased by nearly 80 percent in El Salvador, which has a complete ban on abortion.
The country’s funeral workers were losing business as gang killings dropped - but then coronavirus hit.
Two police were convicted of killing a trans woman and sentenced to 20 years in prison. It's the first conviction for the killing of a trans person in the nation's history.
At least 138 people deported from the U.S. have been subsequently murdered in El Salvador.
She Was Convicted of Murder After Her Miscarriage in El Salvador. Now, She's Been Cleared of Charges.
Evelyn Hernández Cruz, the young El Salvadoran rape survivor, had already served 33 months in jail
She had been in custody since April 11
Republicans who once voted to increase aid to Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador are falling in line.