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El Salvador Bus Drivers Strike as Gang Violence Surges

El Salvador's bus drivers went on strike on Monday, demanding better security in the wake of escalating gang attacks and leaving thousands of commuters stranded on the streets of the Central American capital. Five bus drivers and one other transport worker were found dead Monday morning, and two buses were torched over the weekend by suspected gang members seeking extortions. The director of the National Civil Police confirmed the deaths. Murders in the country jumped 50 percent to...

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