Quick takes

Some recent items of note from El Salvador:

  • Reuters reported that the FBI is opening an anti-gang office in San Salvador.

  • More than 600 small earthquakes hit western El Salvador in the past two days causing panic. About 57 earthquakes were strong enough to be felt. Some damage to houses was reported and one death.

  • Salvadoran President Tony Saca will be in the US next week to lobby for passage of CAFTA.