In violent El Salvador, he might be digging his own grave.
In El Salvador, home of the bloodiest gang violence in the world, we follow one man’s gruesome struggle to bring dignity and closure to the families of the victims.
How American immigration policy has fueled an unlikely industry in El Salvador.
Millenial mayor of San Salvador Nayib Bukele has promised to transform San Salvador into a "city of lights"—and he's doing so in unconventional ways. Will his strategies work?
Nayib Bukele is trying to wrest control of El Salvador’s capital from the grip of murderous gangs. His weapons? Gentrification, Instagram and YouTube.
San Salvador’s upstart mayor, Nayib Bukele, has promised a new way forward for a city besieged by decades of violence. His biggest obstacle, however, may not be the city’s gangs, but the city’s idea of itself.
El Salvador's sole child protection law, LEPINA, passed in 2010, although a good start, leaves much to be desired in regards to interpretation and implementation.
From an “often ruthless” Honduran oligarch to a pair of Indian billionaires who ran a company accused of falsifying drug data, the World Bank has helped the rich get richer.
Despite new laws to protect the rights of children in El Salvador who are suffering the consequences of the civil war, many youth remain endangered and seek refuge in orphanages.
The disease, which is linked to severe birth defects, has spread to countries where abortion is illegal.
In Nicaragua and El Salvador abortion bans prevent termination of pregnancies under any circumstances, including rape or incest. The governments are ill prepared to offer services young mothers need.
At age 16, Ana Luisa was raped. But by seeking an abortion to salvage her life, she became the criminal in the eyes of Salvadoran law, which bans abortion.
In El Salvador, the murder capital of the world, authorities are failing to combat a brutal gang war that is driving a mass exodus out of the country.
Thousands of Salvadorans deported by the Obama Administration find a surprising new life in an unfamiliar homeland.
More than 20 years after the end of its civil war, El Salvador remains plagued by violence and poverty. Kayli Plotner reports on what has happened to the country's children.
In a country as violent as El Salvador, many have given up on political solutions to gang warfare. Can the new, young mayor of San Salvador begin to bring about peace in the country’s capital?
In Nicaragua and El Salvador, a complete abortion ban has led to unsafe abortions and turned doctors into informants. The number of girls under 14 who give birth has increased by 48 percent.
From Tijuana to Tierra del Fuego, climate change is gripping Latin America. Simeon Tegel reports on the human consequences of drought, hurricanes, and melting glaciers.
President Obama wants to put U.S.-Latin America relations on a new path. But his drug and security policies indicate that the more the U.S. stance toward the region changes, the more it stays the same.
Meet Lauren Markham, a journalist reporting from El Salvador for the Pulitzer Center and VQR Magazine about the mounting violence in the capital city and prospects of meaningful change.
A lesson plan to accompany reporting projects that cover child migration.
Pulitzer Center grantees provide insights into the lives of refugees affected by United States' recent ban of migrants from seven countries.
This week: nuclear power's role in combatting global warming, the hidden lives of migrant workers, and what America gave El Salvador.
2016 fellows report on a range of complex issues from around the world—from global health and perceptions of identity to environmental degradation and innovation.
Nearly two dozen Campus Consortium student fellows undertake reporting around the globe in 2013.
Pulitzer Center Senior Editor Tom Hundley highlights this week's reporting from Ecuador to Syria.