Briefing: El Salvador’s Gang Truce: Challenges and Opportunities

Briefing: El Salvador’s Gang Truce: Challenges and Opportunities

Early this year, authorities in El Salvador facilitated a truce between the country’s two largest street gangs, MS-13 and 18th Street. Homicide rates in El Salvador have dropped dramatically as a result, and the truce, to the surprise of some observers, has...

Will the Winds of Change Reach El Salvador?

A desire for change isn’t a sentiment unique to voters in the United States, and it’s not something that our country should fear when embraced by our Southern neighbors. El Salvador, a country that will hold presidential elections on March 15, is a case in...