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President Mauricio Funes said Wednesday that a truce between El Salvador's two largest gangs was arranged by the Catholic Church and he insisted his administration did no more than "facilitate" the efforts of the hierarchy. continue reading »
President Mauricio Funes formally apologized on Monday for the Salvadoran army's 1981 slaughter of nearly 1,000 people in and around the town of El Mozote. continue reading »
At the last stop on his Latin American tour, President Barack Obama pledged to help El Salvador and Central America fight its war against drugs. continue reading »
Mexican President Felipe Calderon and El Salvador President Mauricio Funes met to discuss the problem of migrant safety after the massacre of 72 mostly Central Americans migrants at the hands of Mexican drug cartels. continue reading »
Salvadoran President Mauricio Funes announced yesterday that a third man survived August’s massacre of 72 migrants in a ranch in Tamaulipas, Mexico. Mexico has confirmed that 77 migrants from Central and South American were kidnapped and held at the ranch either for ransom or to force them to work for drug cartels. Authorities believe the violent Zetas drug cartel kidnapped the individuals as they were heading toward the U.S. continue reading »