El Salvador Just Used COVID to Justify a Ban on Protests
President Nayib Bukele is widely popular, but his most recent measure has drawn accusations that he is trying to suppress opposition demonstrations.
When You are a Second-Gen Kid, It's Easy to Lose Your Family's Culture
I grew up in Canada, but it was only when I visited my family’s homeland that I realized I was missing out.
Are El Salvador's Murderous Gangs the Voice of the Oppressed? They Think So
El Salvador's civil war ended in 1992 and the former leftist guerrillas are now in government leading a crackdown against gangs. Some gang leaders claim that they now occupy the void those guerrillas left behind.
Gangs of El Salvador (Trailer)
Coming soon: 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.
The 18th Street Gang Just Set Out to Prove It Runs El Salvador’s Transport System
Four people including a bus driver were killed on Wednesday in the latest attack against El Salvador's bus system after a country-wide stoppage ordered by the 18th Street gang.
El Salvador Just Had Its Most Violent Month Since the End of the Civil War
After the dismantling of the gang truce in El Salvador last year, violent crime has risen steadily. May saw 635 killings, a 32 percent increase over March, the previous deadliest month.
'We're Still Not Practicing What He Preached': El Salvador Celebrates Oscar Romero’s Beatification as Gangs Wage War
Experiencing an explosion of criminal violence, many Salvadorans cling to the slain archbishop’s message of peace and reconciliation as a source of hope.
El Salvador's Rival Gang Members Might Soon Become Cellmates
El Salvador's government has said it can no longer provide “exclusive” prison facilities for the notorious MS 13 and Barrio 18 gangs.
El Salvador's Gang Truce Is Getting Fragile
Gangs gathered five journalists at a secret press conference last week to reinforce the importance of their detente.
El Salvador Is Imprisoning Women Who Miscarry
At least 129 women in El Salvador have been incarcerated between 2000 and 2011 after having miscarriages.