How does a Central American migrant caravan form?

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — "When does the next caravan leave?" ''Can I go? I'm from Guatemala." ''What papers do I need for my kids?" The questions pile up on the phones of hun...

US aid cuts will spur Central America migration, experts say

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — Government officials, aid workers and activists in Central America are mystified by U.S. President Donald Trump's threat to cut off nearly $500 million in aid to Hondu...

AP Interview: Salvador president-elect wants better US ties

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — El Salvador's president-elect says he will make improving relations with the United States a priority, in part to try to avoid Washington forcing tens of thousands of ...

Bukele wins El Salvador presidency vowing to end corruption

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — A youthful former mayor of the capital easily won El Salvador's presidency, getting more votes than his three rivals combined to usher out the two parties that dominat...

Salvadoran front-runner seeks to end decades of 2-party rule

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — Salvadorans will choose Sunday from among a handful of presidential candidates all promising to end corruption, stamp out gang violence and create more jobs with the f...

AP Interview: El Salvador's leading candidate targets graft

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — Salvadorans have watched as internationally sponsored investigative bodies in neighboring Guatemala and Honduras brought high-profile cases that took down corrupt poli...

In El Salvador, slain archbishop seen as saint long ago

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — Bespectacled, smiling and with close-cropped hair, the late Archbishop Oscar Romero's visage gazes kindly from postage stamps, handmade busts on sale at the San Salvad...

'Miracle' woman says El Salvador's Oscar Romero a saint

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — A Salvadoran woman whose recovery from a life-threatening condition was deemed a miracle, paving the way for the upcoming canonization of the late Roman Catholic Archb...

Abuse charges raise pressure to reunite immigrant families

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Trump administration is under increasing pressure to speed up the reunification of immigrant families it separated at the Mexican border, following allegations three youngsters we...

El Salvador's military not opening archives for missing kids

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — More than 25 years after the end of its civil war, families in El Salvador are still searching for an estimated 3,000 children who disappeared in the fighting. ...

US decision would hit families' pocketbooks in El Salvador

SAN SEBASTIAN SALITRILLO, El Salvador (AP) — Every two weeks, Flor Tovar receives a lifeline in the form of cash wired from her husband living in the United States. The money pays th...

Salvadorans fear their country not prepared for returnees

SANTA TECLA, El Salvador (AP) — Being deported to an El Salvador he hadn't seen in more than three decades was a trauma Hugo Castro recalls clearly. The 51-year-old said Monday that ...

Salvador gang arranged 'black widow' killing for insurance

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — El Salvador's brutal street gangs have been involved in every kind of criminal activity imaginable: drugs, extortion, prostitution, murder, kidnapping. ...