Americas Will El Salvador's new president try to salvage a crumbling gang truce?

It's unclear if he wants to. After two years of relative calm in El Salvador thanks to the controversial truce, President Sánchez Cerén takes the reins with homicides on the rise.

By , Correspondent

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In the more than two years since El Salvador’s two largest and deadliest street gangs – the Mara Salvatrucha, or MS-13, and Barrio 18 – agreed to a cease-fire, this small Central American country has never seen a weekend so violent.