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.
Rape victim Evelyn Hernandez was jailed on charges of murder after suffering a miscarriage on a toilet. Now she's facing a retrial. The case is being closely watched in El Salvador, which has a total ban on abortion.
Annually, thousands of people leave Central America to search for more sustainable conditions elsewhere. Most head to the United States. But some Central Americas have applied for asylum in Germany and the EU.
The image of drowned Oscar Martinez Ramirez and his young daughter is shocking. But it's not just the US — the governments of Central America must also be held responsible, says Oliver Sallet.
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.
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