Once you are done, however, I suggest that you read Edgardo Ayala's post on Gangs and Government Put Their Cards on the Table in El Salvador. Ayala put together a lot of the gangs' demands that I haven't really seen in English.
Tim has a nice post on what he's learned from the recently resolved constitutional crisis in El Salvador. One of the things that I need to think more about is the role of the US. Yes, US congressmen prematurely discussed holding up or eliminating Millennium Challenge funds should the constitutional crisis have been resolved in a manner in which they disagreed. However, it looks like Mari Carmen Aponte, the US Embassy, and the State Department played a much more constructive role in encouraging the parties to find a solution amongst themselves. See also Polycarpio's comments in Tim's post. Funes hasn't had much legislative support in his three-plus year's as president and might have less going forward. I'd say it will disappear if Romney is elected here.
Voices from El Salvador has another good post on the ongoing conflict between President Funes and the National Association of Private Enterprise (ANEP). They also report on ARENA's selection of Norman Quijano as