Nov 25, 2016 04:48 AM EST
A massive earthquake of magnitude 7.0 and Hurricane Otto of 110 miles per hour hit Central America same time
Jan 31, 2016 12:10 PM EST
With one of the highest femicide rates in the world, Guatemala has passed a law that requires authorities to immediately begin searching for women who are reported missing.
Jan 29, 2016 09:03 AM EST
With a surge in child migrants from Central America overwhelming the system, federal officials cannot determine exactly how many of the children have been assigned to live with convicted criminals across the U.S.
Jan 26, 2016 05:06 AM EST
El Salvador's former president Francisco Flores, who is under house arrest for charges of embezzling aid money for earthquake victims, is now in a coma after a brain hemorrhage, his lawyer said Monday.
Jan 17, 2016 02:02 PM EST
With new cases of Zika virus-related birth defects appearing in the U.S., Caribbean, and throughout Latin America, the Brazilian government has announced that it will fund medical research toward developing a vaccine.
Jan 09, 2016 10:50 AM EST
El Salvador is the world's new murder capital, according to recently released homicide data from 2015.
Jan 02, 2016 02:16 PM EST
2016 started on a violent note in El Salvador after two separate incidents left 10 people dead, including one child, on New Years Day.
Dec 28, 2015 05:33 PM EST
El Salvador's most-capped soccer player was shot dead this weekend while at a gas station west of the country's capital city.
Dec 27, 2015 11:37 AM EST
The $750 million Alliance for Prosperity Plan for Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador will nearly triple current U.S. funding in Central America.
Dec 08, 2015 03:22 PM EST
A recent surge in migrant children arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border has necessitated the opening of new shelters.
Oct 02, 2015 07:09 AM EDT
Death row inmate Alfredo Prieto has been killed by lethal injection.
Sep 06, 2015 03:05 PM EDT
Three young men, all believed to be illegal aliens, are being held in connection to a 17-year-old boy's murder.
Sep 03, 2015 01:54 AM EDT
El Salvador witnessed record-high murder statistics in August, making it the bloodiest month in the country's history.
Sep 01, 2015 10:20 AM EDT
In a historic illegal immigrant sweep that last four days, ICE arrests 244, says a majority have previous convictions for weapons, drug and sex crimes.
Jul 28, 2015 01:37 AM EDT
Bus drivers in El Salvador are on strike due to increased gang violence.