El Salvador

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El Salvador’s house of horror becomes grisly emblem of war on women
Authorities have sought to portray the ex-policeman at whose home up to 40 bodies, mostly female, may be buried, as a freakish psychopath

Bryan Avelar in Chalchuapa and Tom Phillips

25, May, 2021 @9:00 AM

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El Salvador: dozens of bodies found at ex-cop’s house investigated as femicides
Clandestine cemetery in Chalchuapa is believed to contain as many as 40 bodies – most of them thought to be women

Staff and agencies in San Salvador

20, May, 2021 @7:59 PM

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US-made guns are ripping Central America apart and driving migration north | Ioan Grillo
An iron river of illegal guns flows from the US to Mexico, Central America, and across the hemisphere

Ioan Grillo

16, Apr, 2021 @10:23 AM

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Olympic surfing hopeful Katherine Diaz killed by lightning while training
El Salvador’s top surfer, who had been preparing fo the sport’s Olympic debut this summer, has been struck and killed by lightning

Guardian sport

21, Mar, 2021 @6:17 PM

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'Blindsided': Biden faces tough test in reversing Trump's cruel border legacy
As unaccompanied children reach the US, Republicans seek political gain. The White House has a fight on its hands

David Smith in Washington

20, Mar, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Is there a crisis at the border? Advocates in Texas say it's 'political manipulation'
The Texas governor has sent troops to fortify the border while advocates say the immigration numbers are being politicized

Nina Lakhani in Mission and McAllen, Texas

19, Mar, 2021 @6:00 AM

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El Salvador abortion laws on trial in case of woman jailed after miscarriage
Demands for justice for Manuela, who died of cancer during 30-year sentence, taken to international court in country first

Joe Parkin Daniels

12, Mar, 2021 @7:15 AM

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Even criminals raise their prices when they form cartels | Torsten Bell
In El Salvador, violence and murders fell after rivals agreed a non-compete deal, but extortion rates soared

Torsten Bell

17, Jan, 2021 @6:45 AM

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‘I felt like I was born again’: first non-binary person granted UK refugee status
Initially refused asylum, a judge on appeal ruled that Arthur Britney Joestar would suffer persecution if sent back to El Salvador

Nicola Kelly

30, Dec, 2020 @8:45 AM

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El Salvador woman freed after six years in jail following stillbirth
Cindy Erazo was accused of aggravated homicide after an obstetric emergency

Liz Ford

24, Sep, 2020 @1:50 PM

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Ex-Salvadoran colonel jailed for 1989 murder of Spanish Jesuits
Inocente Orlando Montano, 77, convicted in Madrid for carrying out civil war atrocity

Sam Jones in Madrid

11, Sep, 2020 @12:39 PM

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Spanish trial brings hope of justice for victims of Salvadoran death squads
Thirty years after murder of eight people, including six Jesuits, those who ordered deaths may finally face consequences

Sam Jones in Madrid

07, Sep, 2020 @4:00 AM

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