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Stories with place: El Salvador
  • El Salvador records post-war high of 635 homicides in May 
    Updated: Jun-02-15 7:10 pm

    SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador - El Salvador recorded a grisly milestone with 635 homicides in May, believed to be the most killings for a single month since the Central American nation's civil war ended in 1992.

  • Officials: 2 MS-13 gang members deported to El Salvador 
    Updated: May-30-15 3:13 pm

    LOS ANGELES - Immigration officials say two MS-13 gang members have been deported from Los Angeles to face homicide charges in El Salvador.

  • Salvadorans rejoice as slain Archbishop Romero beatified story has photos
    Updated: May-23-15 5:11 pm

    SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador - Archbishop Oscar Romero was beatified by Roman Catholic officials Saturday in an emotional ceremony elevating the once-controversial cleric to the ranks of the blessed 35 years after his assassination.

  • Side story of slain Salvadoran archbishop: A family divided story has photos
    Updated: May-22-15 2:19 am

    SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador - Maria Luisa de Martinez is one of the staunchest defenders of the memory of slain Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero.

  • Beatification of Romero signals new understanding of martyr 
    Updated: May-20-15 8:49 am

    VATICAN CITY - The upcoming beatification of El Salvador Archbishop Oscar Romero is doing more than just giving Latin America its long-awaited saint-in-waiting. It has helped redefine the Catholic Church's concept of martyrdom and paved the way for others killed for doing God's work to follow in Romero's saint-making footsteps.

  • 14 dead in El Salvador as big truck hits crowded pickup 
    Updated: May-15-15 11:25 pm

    SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador - Authorities in El Salvador say 14 people were killed dead and 10 others injured when a cargo truck loaded with heavy machinery crashed into a pickup full of people returning from a funeral.