Crime & Justice NEWS

Ana Ligia de Saca

Ex-first lady Ligia de Saca to face trial for money laundering in El Salvador

This Tuesday, February 2, the trial against the former first lady Ana Ligia de Saca and 12 others accused of laundering $ 17,500,000 of public funds started in San Salvador. … Read more

Archbishop, Jose Luis Escobar Alas

The Salvadoran Catholic Church will allow access to files of the El Mozote massacre.

The Catholic Church of El Salvador will open its archives related to the El Mozote massacre of 1981. On Wednesday, the archbishop of San Salvador, Jose Luis Escobar Alas, announced … Read more

El Salvador Security

Salvadoran government confirms that 2020 closed with a significant crime reduction.

On December 31st, 2020, the Salvadoran Ministry of security informed that El Salvador closed the year with a significant reduction in homicides and other crimes. According to the Ministry of … Read more

Homicide rate

El Salvador’s homicide rate is down 59% in the first 7 months of 2020.

President Nayib Bukele’s territorial control plan has managed to reduce the homicide rate in El Salvador by 59% in the first seven months of 2020. The security plan enacted by … Read more