In March 2017, El Salvador, a country with deposits of gold and silver, became the first and only country in the world to ban all metallic mining.
What Will Relations With China Mean for El Salvador?
El Salvador on Aug. 21 became the latest country to break diplomatic relations with Taiwan in favor of establishing them with China. The move left Taiwan with just 17 nations that recognize its gov…
How a writing workshop is helping hardened inmates find their voices in El Salvador
SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador—“Over the years, destiny tore us apart,” wrote Xiomara Esther Diaz, an inmate at Quetzaltepeque, one of El Salvador’s most notorious gang prisons for members of the 18th Street gang. “A dozen hawks surrounded my house searching for something to hunt…minutes later, ‘pum, pum, pum,’ the door breaks down.” As it turns out, the hawks were hunting her, and the “dark box” she landed in was prison, although she never refers to it by name.
NPH USA: How NPH El Salvador Transformed Luis
Luis came to NPH El Salvador when he was 7 years old. Growing up at NPH allowed him to reach his full potential and he recently earned his degree. He is givi...
Mother of 3 has spent 20 months in Denver church to avoid deportation to El Salvador
Parishioners at the Park Hill United Methodist Church held a rally Sunday in support of a mother who has been living there for 20 months to avoid deportation.
Magnitude 6.4 quake hits about 100 km off pacific coast of El Salvador
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This country in Central America has homicide rates similar to those of war zones. Humanitarian aid is vital. Read about what is done in El Salvador.
A Beginner’s Travel Guide to Haiti, El Salvador and Africa
With recent reported inflammatory comments, President Trump put the spotlight on places many Americans have never visited. Here are some travel recommendations on a few of those places.
10 Things I Learned In El Salvador
Blogger Ali Ebright shares about 10 things she learned on a trip to El Salvador with Unbound.
10 Amazing People I Met In El Salvador
Blogger Ali Ebright shares about 10 amazing people she met in El Salvador when traveling there with Unbound.
El Salvador and the Right to Water: Now What?
One way or another, El Salvador is going to have to get a handle on its water supply. In the most water-stressed country in Central America, over 90% of the country’s surface water, from places lik…
The Jesuit Martyrs of El Salvador: Lessons to the Faithful
What can we learn from the 6 Jesuits and 2 women who were murdered in El Salvador in 1989?
How Violence Affects Women in El Salvador
The violence gripping El Salvador affects women in a different way than men. Within the current security crisis, gang and security force violence has exacerbated a broader, long-standing acceptance of violence against women. More than half of all Salvadoran women say they have suffered some form of violence in their lives. Over a quarter of these women were victims of sexual or physical violence.
El Salvador’s Violence: No Easy Way Out
In an attempt to understand the different sources and dynamics of violence, the Center for International Policy and the Latin America Working Group Education Fund traveled to El Salvador late last year. We interviewed journalists, analysts, government officials, judges, police officers, citizens, activists, humanitarian workers, diplomats, and academics. Our report, coming in a series of posts over the next week will lay out El Salvador’s current…
This Is What Happened To The Missing Trans Women Of El Salvador
The story of how a group of trans women vanished in the midst of El Salvador's civil war has been passed down from generation to generation, creating a legend that gave them a place in the history of a country that often seems to wish they would disappear. BuzzFeed News' J. Lester Feder set out to document the mysterious incident for the first time.
El Salvador Ruling Offers a Reminder of Why the TPP Must Be Defeated
Obama is waging a full-court press to pass the unpopular trade treaty after the November elections.
Migrants passing through El Salvador must seek asylum there before U.S.
"El Salvador isn't safe for its own citizens. To deem it safe for refugees seeking asylum would be laughable if it wasn't so dangerous," one advocate said.
How Four Dudes Skated from El Salvador to the U.S.
A 2,000-mile skateboard quest to the U.S. border – past gangs, cartels and beefed-up immigration patrol – turns out to be the easy part.
Can Armed Soldiers Really Solve El Salvador’s Coffee Woes?
El Salvador will deploy more than 3,000 troops to protect coffee farm of theft - a puzzling move becasue theft is not considered a major threat.