2015 in El Salvador

The following lists events that happened in 2015 in El Salvador.

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March

The national murder rate was the worst in 10 years, with 481 people murdered following the collapse of a truce between rival gangs.[1] Lauren Carasik, clinical professor of law and the director of the international human rights clinic at the Western New England University School of Law, warned that a pending US government aid proposal could increase the gang-related violence in the country.[2]

May

The Central American Junior and Youth Championships in Athletics will be held in San Salvador, at the Estadio Jorge "Mágico" González.

References

  1. ^ Nina Lakhani (6 April 2015). "Violence escalates in El Salvador as end to gang truce proves deadly". The Guardian. Retrieved 27 April 2015.
  2. ^ "US Aid Could Worsen Violence in El Salvador". Al Jazeera America. 27 April 2015. Retrieved 27 April 2015.

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