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Stories with place: El Salvador
  • Bloodshed in El Salvador reaching levels of 1980s civil war story has photos
    Updated: Jun-22-15 7:16 pm

    SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador - Word on the street is that only the girlfriends of gang members are allowed to be redheads or blondes. So in this violent place, women are scurrying to salons to give up their blond hair and highlights, to dye it all black - not out of fashion sense, but out of fear.

  • Mexico's deportations of Central Americans rise sharply 
    Updated: Jun-11-15 4:52 pm

    MEXICO CITY - Mexico deported 79 percent more people from Central America's northern triangle in the first four months of 2015 than it did during the same period a year earlier, according to government statistics.