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First let me take a selfie, El Salvador’s president tells UN

A couple of images on Instagram can have more impact than any speech delivered in this assembly, says Nayib Bukele.

New president pledges to cure ‘sick child’ El Salvador

Bukele vows to make better decisions for the impoverished and violence-plagued Central American country during his five-year term.

Strong 6.6 magnitude earthquake rocks El Salvador

No casualties or damage have been reported so far but police and firemen are fanning out across the country to evaluate the situation.

Trump cuts aid to Central American countries as migrant crisis deepens

A surge of asylum seekers from El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras have sought to enter the United States across the southern border in recent days.

Fencing coach helping El Salvador youth steer clear of violence

Ernesto Ramirez is not just training these youngsters to be talented fencers, he's trying to keep them away from violence and trouble.

Nayib Bukele declares victory as new Salvadoran president

El Salvador has a new President in former mayor.

Nearly 1,000 Central American migrants in new caravans enter Mexico

Caravans from Central America have inflamed the debate over US immigration policy, with US President Donald Trump using the migrants to try secure backing for his plan to build a border wall on the frontier with Mexico.

China to give US$150 million in aid to El Salvador as...

China will also donate three thousand tons of rice to support Salvadorans who are reeling from a drought in July and floods in October

New migrant caravan departs Salvadoran capital for US

The migrants departed in two groups, including men and women pushing strollers and others with children on their shoulders.

Trump: Pergerakan migran Honduras ke AS ialah ‘darurat’

Presiden AS berkata, bantuan kewangan bagi Guatemala, Honduras dan El Salvador dikurangkan kerana gagal menghalang rakyat mereka memasuki AS secara haram.

Cops nab man who bludgeoned 7 in Los Angeles

Police say the man was already considered a 'person of interest'.

China buka kedutaan di Republik Dominica selepas putus hubungan dengan Taiwan

Taiwan kini mempunyai hubungan rasmi dengan hanya 17 negara, yang kebanyakannya kecil dan kurang maju di Amerika Tengah dan kepulauan Pasifik, termasuk Belize dan Nauru.

Former El Salvador president jailed 10 years for embezzlement

The former president also has to give back US$260 million to the state.

Richarlison doubles helps Brazil to 5-0 triumph

Brazil’s next games will be friendlies in Saudi Arabia against the host nation on Oct 12 and then Argentina four days later.

US accuses China of “destabilizing” cross-Strait ties with El Salvador move

Taiwan and China have been engaged for years in a diplomatic tug-of-war in developing countries, with economic support and other aid often used as bargaining chips.

US wants help finding parents deported without their children

More than 1,900 children have been reunited with their families, or seen their cases resolved, but hundreds remain separated, including the children of more than 400 parents no longer in the US.

Knitting and painting for El Salvador’s imprisoned ex-gang members

Leaving the gangs is dangerous but San Francisco Gotera penitentiary inmates want to take the risk. The program they are in is run by an evangelical church.

Young Latin Americans considers violence against women normal

A survey by aid agency Oxfam, interviewed 4,731 men and women aged 15 to 25 in Bolivia, Cuba, Colombia, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and the Dominican Republic, showed violence against women is seen as normal.

Hapless goalkeeper counts his blessings after 10-goal nightmare

Former El Salvador goalkeeper Luis Guevara Mora's failure in the 1982 World Cup brought with it some frightening consequences off the pitch.

Former El Salvador coach Maradiaga banned over match-fixing case

Ramón Maradiaga was banned by FIFA for two years for allegedly failing to report a match-fixing attempt before El Salvador's World Cup qualifier against Canada.

Salvadoran leader swaps key ministers after election defeat

Salvadoran President Salvador Sánchez Cerén replaced Finance Minister Carlos Cáceres and Economy Minister Tharsis Salomón López with Nelson Fuentes and Luz Estrella Rodríguez respectively.

El Salvador releases second woman jailed over abortion

Maira Figueroa was released after having served half of her 30-year sentence for aggravated homicide over an alleged abortion after she was raped.

UN finds possible extrajudicial killings in El Salvador gang offensive

The United Nations said that El Salvador's police and military have committed extrajudicial killings and used excessive force to fight street gangs.