Gang Violence

New York Times Unmasks Honduran Community Fighting MS-13

The New York Times unmasked a group of freedom fighters in Honduras who dared to take on the much-feared MS-13 gang. The U.S. publication printed their names, published photographs of their faces, families, and homes — allegedly without permission — thus putting a target on the members of the self-defense group.

MS-13 gang member

Former Leftist Nayib Bukele Wins Outsider Bid for Salvadoran Presidency

Nayib Bukele, the former mayor of San Salvador, won a commanding victory in El Salvador’s presidential election on Sunday. He won more votes than all three of his rivals combined. Bukele ran as an outsider determined to clean up corruption. His sweeping win could spell the end of El Salvador’s entrenched two-party system.

Nayib Bukele: president-elect disrupting Salvadoran politics