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.
No single group has been more tragically impacted by El Salvador's gang war than the young. Preyed on at school and in their barrios, many families seek to send them to the United States but this is getting more difficult and dangerous to do.
In the final part of our five-part series, VICE News correspondent Danny Gold examines how with deaths on both sides, the cycle of killings and retaliation shows no signs of stopping.
In part four of our five-part series, VICE News correspondent Danny Gold reports on how El Salvador's youth are affected by the conflict between the government and the country's street gangs.
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.
In part three of our five-part series, VICE News correspondent Danny Gold spends a day in Usulután, a small rural region of 300,000, now in the grip of a new wave of murders and disappearances at the hands of the El Salvador's street gangs.
Three investigative reporters have received death threats after claiming that El Salvador’s National Civil Police shot eight people in an extrajudicial killing.
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.