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El Salvador gang truce mediator released from detention

El Salvador released on Monday Raul Mijango, the mediator of a controversial gang truce who was arrested in early May, but the legal proceedings against him will continue, authorities said.

Panama Papers leak: Authorities raid Mossack Fonseca office, seize documents

Panama Papers leak: Authorities raid Mossack Fonseca office, seize documents

Authorities in El Salvador on Friday raided the local offices of Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca, seizing documents and equipment, the country's attorney general's office said.

New Year's homicide toll rises in El Salvador

The Central American nation of El Salvador is off to a bloody start to the new year after a shockingly violent 2015.

El Salvador starts new year with 13 violent deaths

Thirteen people died in separate violent incidents in El Salvador on Friday, including five gang members who tried to gun down police, authorities said.

El Salvador ex-football chief arrested in FIFA probe

El Salvador ex-football chief arrested in FIFA probe

He was apprehended in a seaside residential complex south of the capital by elite police officers.

El Salvador court OKs extradition in FIFA scandal

El Salvador court OKs extradition in FIFA scandal

Vasquez is facing trial for allegedly pocketing payroll taxes that his furniture company was supposed to pay for its employees.

6 males, at least 3 from street gangs, killed in El Salvador

Authorities in El Salvador say at least one suspected Mara street gang member and three other males were found shot to death in house while two other suspected gang members died in an attack on a police station.

Couple accuse El Salvador doctor of child swapping

 A British man and his wife have accused a doctor at a hospital in El Salvador of swapping their newborn son at the behest of child traffickers, the media reported on Tuesday.

Gunmen kill four in El Salvador bus attack

Suspected Salvadoran gang members killed four people and wounded seven more on Wednesday in an attack on a bus as it traveled down a rural highway near the capital, officials said.

Gold Cup: Dustin Corea`s late strike stuns struggling Costa Rica

Gold Cup: Dustin Corea`s late strike stuns struggling Costa Rica

Dustin Corea scored off a free kick in injury time to lift El Salvador to a 1-1 draw with winless Costa Rica in the Gold Cup tournament on Saturday.

Crocodile `nanny` brings reptile back from brink in El Salvador

The hungry baby crocodiles wriggle in Jose Antonio Villeda`s hand. One by one, he squeezes open their jaws and uses a plastic tube to prod pieces of fish down their gullets.

Thousands rejoice as El Salvador`s archbishop Romero beatified

Thousands rejoice as El Salvador`s archbishop Romero beatified

Salvadoran archbishop Oscar Romero, who was assassinated in 1980 and whose defense of the poor divided his nation and the Church, was beatified Saturday at a ceremony attended by vast crowds.

Salvadoran `voice of voiceless` archbishop Romero to be beatified

Thousands gathered in San Salvador Saturday to celebrate the beatification of Salvadoran archbishop Oscar Romero, a divisive figure whose defense of the poor and repressed split both his nation and the Church.

Controversial Salvadoran archbishop to be beatified

Salvadoran archbishop Oscar Romero is set to be beatified Saturday, cementing his legacy among Catholics after decades of controversy over his defense of the poor and repressed, which divided both El Salvador and the Church.

Six WADA non-compliant countries risk Olympic ban

Six WADA non-compliant countries risk Olympic ban

Six countries could find themselves banned from the Olympics and other major sporting competitions, an impatient World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) warned on Wednesday after declaring the nations non-compliant.

Four arrested in protest against El Salvador abortion laws

Four activists were arrested Friday at El Salvador`s Embassy in Washington as they protested against prison sentences handed down to Salvadoran women for having allegedly undergone an abortion.

Four killed in El Salvador bus shoot-out

Four people were killed on Thursday in a shoot-out that erupted as gang members attempted to hold up a bus on a highway in eastern El Salvador, the police said.

Apology for wrong anthem for El Salvador before game in US

Organizers of a soccer match in the US capital apologized to El Salvador today for playing the wrong national anthem before an exhibition game against Argentina.

 Argentina manage without Lionel Messi in win over El Salvador

Argentina manage without Lionel Messi in win over El Salvador

Argentina rested superstar Lionel Messi but were still too powerful for El Salvador in a 2-0 friendly win over the Central American minnows at Fedex Field here Saturday.

Lionel Messi takes in Wizards clash with Indiana Pacers

Lionel Messi takes in Wizards clash with Indiana Pacers

Argentina and Barcelona star Lionel Messi took a break from football on Wednesday, joining Argentinian team-mates at the Washington Wizards` home NBA game against the Indiana Pacers.