Stories about El Salvador
To celebrate 'Salvadoran Afro-Descendant Month,' we illustrated some of the many words of African origin in the Spanish of El Salvador.
Extension of Temporary Protection Status provides a moment of relief for Salvadoran immigrants in the US
"I live in constant fear that the TPS program will end before I find a way to become a permanent resident."
Yet, more and more people throughout the world, and in this case, El Salvador, get CKD due to exposure to agrochemicals and dehydration.
"To recover the identity and pride of being Salvadorans, today we launch the destination brand El Salvador inspired by the work of Fernando Llort."
Journalists are under attack for questioning whether the government held secret negotiations with gangs.
"I am so frustrated and angry that I am considering leaving El Salvador once the pandemic is over. "
Incessant US immigration reforms under the Trump administration bring uncertainty and hopelessness to immigrants like me.
"It's a racist, predatory and murderous system that they have been selling all over the planet as the best place on earth to live."
Forty years on, a locked-down El Salvador remembers the assassination of Archbishop Oscar Romero online
The archbishop was shot by a death squad at the start of El Salvador's civil war, becoming an iconic figure in the struggle against human rights violations in Latin America.
"What would Italy give to be in our position?"
While some Salvadorans are celebrating the opportunity to host a major championship, others claim that there are bigger priorities than the country's image abroad.
While there are fewer murders in El Salvador, the government appears to show censorship tendencies towards the media and critical voices.
"Mexico has a long and proud tradition of open doors to persecuted people, in exile, or victims of violence [...] Why are there first and second class exiles and refugees?"
Theater actors and directors devote efforts to understand, denounce and remember a forgotten ramification of violence in El Salvador -- forced disappearances.
Genaro inspired a new generation of Náhuat teachers, he launched the enthusiasm for the documentation of the language, broke taboos, and made the language known in El Salvador.
The first "rainbow crosswalk" in Central America hopes to guide steps towards a fairer world for LGBTQ communities.
El Salvador Rape Victim Sentenced to 30 Years in Prison for Baby's Death Despite ‘Inconclusive Proof’
In the complex case of Evelyn few seem to notice the main trend regarding women tried for abortion in El Salvador: A punitive and inflexible system for poor women.
"I was attacked in Mexico City and that’s why I decided to keep moving. I feel more welcome in Tijuana. Staying busy helps me forget about things."
A mother who escaped gang violence with her children in El Salvador waits in Boston to know whether she and her family can stay in the US legally or not.