US Deportation Policy Is Stoking Gang Violence Across the Country
And it's only going to get worse.
El Salvador rounds up top MS-13 leaders and goes after gang's money
The arrests, which targeted the alleged financial structure behind the Mara Salvatrucha gang, also highlighted the lavish lifestyle of the leadership.
El Salvador’s Government Wants to Make Sure Nobody Tries to Negotiate a Gang Truce Again
The arrest of 18 people for allegedly committing crimes while they helped negotiate the last truce in 2012 appears to rule out any alternative to the government’s “iron fist” approach to the country’s brutal criminal gangs.
El Salvador Cops and Soldiers Are Executing Gang Members and Pretending They Didn't Do It, Official Says
An investigation by Human Rights Ombudsman David Morales found evidence of extrajudicial executions in two incidents last year, raising fears of a return to the civil war death squads of the 1980s.
El Salvador's Gangs Offered a Truce — And the Government Declared War
The government has declared a state of emergency in seven prisons and is expected to mobilize the army to fight the gangs in some areas.
El Salvador’s Already Horrific Murder Rate Is Getting Much Worse
The number of murders in the first two months of this year was more than double the number in the same period of 2015.
On The Line: Danny Gold Discusses El Salvador’s War on Gangs
VICE News correspondent Danny Gold joined 'On The Line' to take your questions on the escalating violence between gangs and police in El Salvador.
Can El Salvador Be Fixed? (Extra Scene from 'El Salvador's Gangs')
VICE News correspondent Danny Gold speaks with students at the University of El Salvador about the country's gang problem and what they see as a potential solution.
Inside El Salvador’s Jails (Excerpt from ‘Gangs of El Salvador’)
VICE News reporter Danny Gold gains access inside the jail of Usulután, where members from opposing gangs — MS-13 and 18th Street Gang — are held in separate wings.
Gangs of El Salvador (Full Length)
VICE News correspondent Danny Gold headed to El Salvador to investigate what many are now calling a war between the current government and the country's most powerful street gangs.