Óscar Alberto Martínez Ramírez and daughter Valeria - originally from El Salvador - drowned trying to cross the border from Mexico.
It's the first time since the 1992 peace accords that dominating political parties could lose the elections against a young candidate with no political ideology.
The murdered Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero and Pope Paul VI have been canonised in a ceremony before tens of thousands of people in St Peter’s Square.
It has been a dramatic seven days in Europe and beyond, involving political clashes, international incidents and moving ceremonies. Here are some of our highlights and lowlights of the week.
The Trump administration has given El Salvador nationals 18 months to find a legal way to stay, or leave the country. The ruling will affect over 200,000 people from the Central American country.
The country has reacted with shock and horror after Gustavito was beaten to death in his pen at the national zoo.
People come out onto the streets in Nicaragua, Guatemala, and El Salvador to watch giant fireball in the sky.
A strong, magnitude 7.
Locals in the town of Nejapa in El Salvador have gathered, to hurl fireballs at one another in honour of a huge volcanic eruption in 1922 which forced all of the residents to abandon the…
El Salvador’s former President Francisco Flores has died after suffering a stroke while awaiting trial on corruption charges. He was accused of
The archbishop who challenged the former military dictatorship and paid the price with his life has been beatified - the last step before being declared a saint - before a huge crowd in San Salvador.
Three decades ago the bloody and brutal civil war in El Salvador tore a little girl away from her mother. Now, Josefina Osorio Henriquez is able to