After serving four years for foeticide, Maria Teresa Rivera was freed. But a new appeal wants to send her back to jail.
Migrants from El Salvador face robbery, rape, and deportation as they try to cross Mexico to the United States.
Despite jubilation at dozens of political resignations and arrests in recent months, voters demand fundamental reforms.
Fed up young people using social media have galvanised Guatemalans angry at corruption – and helped oust a president.
In a country with soaring murder rates, the LGBT community is often a target.
Ruling to deport General Vides could signal warning for human rights violators enjoying sanctuary on American soil.
New ‘Safe El Salvador’ plan offers a soft approach to tackling gang violence in the most deadly country in the world.
Latin American nation of six million has one of the highest rates of sexual violence against girls in the world.
A hunger strike that lasted over two weeks prompted Mexico to pursue the murderers of two human rights activists.
Commentators say the main challenge for the new government is to reduce deep political divisions within the population.