El Salvador’s ban on abortion is one of the most extreme in the world, with no exceptions for rape, incest or health of the mother.
The country prohibits abortion without exceptions for rape, incest or health of the mother.
Guatemala's US-backed former ruler Efrain Rios Montt was found guilty of genocide and war crimes against indigenous villagers. But will his 80-year jail sentence stand?
Costa Rica, a world leader in conservation, is taking to the sea to stop the shark fin trade.
The region’s overcrowded prisons are deadly and churn out the real hardened criminals.
Former elite forces soldier gets 30 years per killing, plus another 30 for crimes against humanity in one of the worst massacres in Guatemala's history.
Squeezed by deadly drug gangs, legalizing drugs gains ground in Central America.