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CLEVELAND GUARDIANS — Placed RHP Tanner Bibee on the 15-day IL. Recalled RHP James Karinchak from Columbus (IL).
A former City College chemistry adjunct professor has been charged with plotting to rape and sexually assault three women from El Salvador after convincing them to travel to the U.S. for a better life.
El Salvador has sent about 8,000 soldiers and police to comb the rural province of Cabanas for street gang members.
New rules passed by El Salvador’s congress will allow courts to try accused gang members in group trials, in an effort to expedite tens of thousands of criminal cases for those detained under the country’s crackdown on street gangs.
The State Department says it’s imposing sanctions on two former Salvadoran presidents and dozens of other officials and judges in Central America.
A powerful 6.5 magnitude earthquake in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of El Salvador has shaken much of Central America from Nicaragua to Guatemala, sending residents in some cities streaming into the streets.
President Nayib Bukele of El Salvador has been nominated by his New Ideas party to run for reelection in next year’s contest.
The 2023 Central American and Caribbean Games have offered El Salvador President Bukele an opportunity.
An El Salvador court has sentenced former President Mauricio Funes to six years in prison for tax evasion, the second time in barely more than a month that a court has sentenced the ex-leader in absentia.
Observers say that a crackdown in Honduras on gangs in the nation’s prisons is eerily similar to one carried out last year in neighboring El Salvador by President Nayib Bukele.
El Salvador’s president has registered for reelection in next February’s contest even though legal experts and opposition figures say the country’s constitution prohibits it.
The Biden administration says it will extend legal status by 18 months for more than 300,000 people from El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua and Nepal.
SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — Prosecutors in El Salvador say they have evidence that former President Alfredo Cristiani was present at a meeting that approved the 1989 massacre of six Jesuit priests and two others by soldiers.
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Candidates to be Guatemala’s next president are taking a cue from the leader of neighboring El Salvador and promising their voters they will build mega-prisons and hammer criminal gangs into submission.
El Salvador President Nayib Bukele wants to cut the number of municipalities in the country from 262 to 44 to reduce the tax burden.
SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — At least 153 people jailed since El Salvador instituted emergency powers in March 2022 to confront the country’s powerful street gangs have died in state custody, according to a report released Monday by the human rights group Cristosal.
SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — A judge sentenced former El Salvador President Mauricio Funes to 14 years in prison Monday for negotiating with gangs during his administration.
Police in El Salvador have arrested the president of soccer club Alianza, as well as other club officials and stadium personnel, in connection with a stampede that left 12 fans dead last weekend.
At least nine people have been killed and dozens more injured when stampeding soccer fans pushed through one of the access gates at a quarterfinal match in El Salvador.
Transgender people in El Salvador face violence and discrimination in their deeply religious country.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Kansas City catcher and seven-time All-Star Salvador Perez was scratched from the Royals’ lineup Friday due to what manager Matt Quatraro described as “a little bit of blurry vision.”
SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — El Salvador opened a trial Wednesday against former President Mauricio Funes alleging that he had negotiated a truce with the country’s powerful street gangs when he was president, but the trial will proceed without Funes who lives in Nicaragua.
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SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — The Inter American Commission on Human Rights has called on El Salvador to restore all the rights suspended under an “emergency” anti-gang decree, which the government said Wednesday it wants to extend for yet another month.
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The Central American nation of El Salvador has finished a full year under anti-gang emergency measures that were originally supposed to last only a month.
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Saturday, Jan. 28 — United States 0, Colombia 0
SOYAPANGO, El Salvador (AP) — For the family of 44-year-old Maritza Pacheco, opening a corner shop outside their home four months ago was a small miracle.
SOYAPANGO, El Salvador (AP) — With semiautomatic weapons pressed to their chest, a pack of camouflage-clad police officers marches through rows of small brick homes winding up hills on the fringes of El Salvador’s capital.
A report from a House committee’s Democrats says Donald Trump’s White House has failed to report more than 100 gifts from foreign nations.