El Salvador declares state of emergency over spike in gang killings
Police reported 62 people killed on Saturday alone, and another 14 on Friday.
In world first, bitcoin becomes legal tender in El Salvador
Bitcoin can be bought and spent using a cyber wallet app called Chivo, while cash can be drawn, in dollars, from some 200 bitcoin ATMs hastily erected countrywide.
El Salvador becomes first country to approve bitcoin as legal tender
El Salvador's main currency is the US dollar and it remains unclear how the country plans to implement bitcoin as a functioning currency.
International criminal gang leaders charged with terrorism by US
President Donald Trump has linked the fight against the gang with his campaign against illegal immigration.
US persuades Central American countries to accept its rejected immigrants
Critics say conditions in the selected countries are woefully inadequate for asylum-seekers.