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 aid to Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador funded programs that addressed the causes of mass migration to the US. President Donald Trump accused the Central American nations of "not doing enough."
Anti-corruption outsider Nayib Bukele has won El Salvador's presidential election. His win will bring an end to decades of a two-party system.
If poll predictions play out, the two parties that have ruled El Salvador for the past 30 years could lose their grip on power. The favorite to win Sunday's vote is a young outsider who has vowed to stamp out corruption.
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."
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