UN: “Latin America is the region with the most murders in the world”

According to a report by the United Nations (UN), Latin America displaced Africa as the region with the highest number of murders in the world, especially by violence out of control in countries like Honduras, Venezuela and El Salvador. With an alarming rate of 90.4 intentional...

Salvador Sanchez confirms his victory in El Salvador elections

As announced today by the Supreme Electoral Tribunal (TSE for its Spanish acronym), the former guerrilla member and government candidate, Salvador Sanchez Ceren, won presidential elections last Sunday in El Salvador. With all the 10,445 ballots counted, Sanchez Ceren, of the...

Uncertainty in El Salvador over contested elections

The two presidential candidates from El Salvador declared themselves as winners of the second round of presidential elections on Sunday, although the Supreme Electoral Tribunal (TSE) said the difference of 6,600 votes for the left-wing candidate, Salvador Sanchez Ceren, is too...

Sanchez Ceren and Quijano go to the second run

The Farabundo Martí front for National Liberation (FMLN), the leftist exguerrilla which turned into a political party and currently governs El Salvador, could not won the new presidential elections. According to the data revealed last night by the Supreme Electoral Tribunal, with...

Presidents are chosen on El Salvador and Costa Rica

Salvador and Costa Rica choose their new leaders in general elections today Sunday February 2. While Costa Ricans are under unprecedented polarization between right and left, but with a large share of undecided which could lead to a second round, El Salvador decides for the...

Seism of 7,4 Leaves Seven People Dead in Guatemala

An earthquake of a 7,4 magnitude in the Richter scale shook Guatemala, this natural phenomenon was also felt in El Salvador. All the seven victims that the seism caused, died in the Guatemala state of San Marcos. The seism was also felt in the capital of Mexico. According to the...

US Agents Involved in Prostitution Scandal in El Salvador

The United States Secret Service is currently being investigated by denounces against agents that hired prostitutes last year in El Salvador. This occurred prior to the official visit of president Barack Obama. Kiro television station, an ally to CNN in Seattle quoted a...

VI Summit of the Americas Discusses Drug Policies

The debate regarding the decriminalization and regulation of drug use in Latin America is necessary, added the vice president of the World Bank, Hasan Tuluy. Meanwhile the President of Guatemala, Otto Perez, is on favor of the war against drugs supported by the United States....