El Salvador's Monthly Murder Toll Hits a 10-Year High

April 7, 2015 7:26 AM

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El Salvador's Monthly Murder Toll Hits a 10-Year High

El Salvador recorded more murders in March than in any other month during the past decade, as gangland violence and drug trafficking continue to ravage the nation of 6 million.

The Central American nation has been rocked by renewed bouts of violence after a two-year truce between notorious gangs MS-13 and Barrio 18 collapsed last year.

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