El Salvador is considered one of the most dangerous countries on the planet. Salvation Commandos are voluntary organizations that try to save lives. They recruit young people who would otherwise themselves get caught up in gang violence.
US President Donald Trump has said he will cut foreign aid to Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala, as a caravan of migrants makes its way toward the US-Mexico border. He branded the situation a "national emergency."
US President Donald Trump has threatened to order the military to close the US-Mexico border to stop an "onslaught" of migrants. Mexico itself geared up for the arrival of up to 3,000 people from Honduras on its border.
The migrants from Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras were hoping to make it to the US, when their helpers turned into captors. Police say they found the migrants living in "inhumane conditions."
Thousands of migrants have left Mexico City for a 2,800-kilometer route through areas known for cartel violence. Organizers said the route to Tijuana is less dangerous than heading straight to the closest US entryway.
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