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Meth Chemicals Smuggled as Cleaning Products

El Salvador's police found 45 barrels of a precursor chemical used to produce methamphetamine, which they say was smuggled into the country disguised as cleaning...
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MS-13 ‘Coyote Rips’ in Houston Give Migrants Another Headache

The recent U.S. arrest of two suspected Mara Salvatrucha (MS -13) gang members who had kidnapped a group of illegal immigrants reveals a new threat along the...
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El Salvador Cameraman Murdered on Bus

A television cameraman was shot to death on a bus as he rode to work in El Salvador, the Associated Press reported. Three suspected gang members boarded the bus and...
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Northern Triangle Now Deadliest Place on Earth

In a briefing at the Pentagon, Commander General Douglas Fraser of the U.S. Southern Command (Southcom) stated that the ‘Northern Triangle,' made up of Honduras,...
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What US Aid Means for El Salvador

During his recent visit to troubled El Salvador, U.S. President Barack Obama announced plans for a $200 million security partnership aimed at reducing crime in...
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El Salvador Entangled in Drug Trade

Marking President Obama's visit to El Salvador, the Los Angeles Times reports that the country has increasingly developed into a key site for drug trafficking in...
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Inside Illegal Re-Entry – From San Salvador to Houston

(Reprinted with permission from Southern Pulse.) The United States deported over 25,000 Salvadorians back to their home country in 2010. During that year, between...
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Obama in El Salvador: Crime at Top of Agenda

President Obama will visit El Salvador today, the third leg of his Latin America tour. It's a stop that could mark a new U.S. awareness of the growing maelstrom of...
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Obama to Visit El Salvador While Guatemala is the New Front Line

Obama visits El Salvador this week to discuss drug trafficking, poverty and street gangs, but it is Guatemala that is the new front line in the drug war as the...