Salvadorans are worried that the threat of deportations by the US will see an influx of criminals into the impoverished Central American country.
by Lucia Newman
In the Field
US & Canada
by Erika Guevara-Rosas
Latin America Investigates24 Nov 2016 09:20 GMT
Investigating allegations that private security companies are being hired to murder organised crime gang members.
Women28 Oct 2016 08:43 GMT
After serving four years for foeticide, Maria Teresa Rivera was freed. But a new appeal wants to send her back to jail.
Health29 Jun 2016 11:09 GMT
Hit by an epidemic of gang violence and disease, sugarcane cutters have one of the most dangerous jobs in the world.
Health28 Jun 2016 15:22 GMT
A small organisation is working to improve the conditions of workers afflicted by a mysterious kidney disease epidemic.
The Cure27 Jun 2016 10:04 GMT
A small organisation is tackling a deadly epidemic of chronic disease among El Salvador's sugarcane workers.
Panama Papers09 Apr 2016 12:16 GMT
Documents and equipment seized by authorities in investigation of Mossack Fonseca, firm at centre of data leak scandal.
Latin America25 Jan 2016 13:22 GMT
Meet the man who leads Central American migrants through a lethal gauntlet as they attempt to reach the US.
Health22 Jan 2016 07:02 GMT
El Salvador government suggests avoiding pregnancy until 2018 to prevent birth defects from mosquito-borne Zika virus.
US & Canada23 Oct 2015 18:22 GMT
University of Washington's Center for Human Rights is suing the CIA for information on abuses in El Salvador.
Politics15 Oct 2015 09:47 GMT
El Salvador recently announced gang members can be tried as terrorists. Civil liberties and public safety are at stake.
Latin America16 Sep 2015 12:50 GMT
Gang violence continues to claim more lives in El Salvador, after the collapse of the truce.
Latin America23 Aug 2015 17:06 GMT
Relatives gather outside Quezaltepeque jail demanding information after violence between factions within Barrio 18 gang.
Politics20 Aug 2015 13:32 GMT
The failure to tackle corruption and insecurity undermines the ruling party's social programmes.
Human Rights12 Aug 2015 07:35 GMT
In a country with soaring murder rates, the LGBT community is often a target.
Poverty & Development03 Aug 2015 08:40 GMT
A year after truce collapses El Salvador gangs seek new path to engage government in another truce process.
by Erika Guevara-Rosas
by Belen Fernandez
by Mike Allison
by Massimo Di Ricco
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