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Stories about El Salvador
"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."
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.
An interview with Salvadoran reproductive rights activist Sara García. In El Salvador, abortion is defined by law as a criminal act, without exception.
Communal work initiatives created by women for women, musical education in female juvenile prisons, and individual actions have been some of the ways in which Salvadoran women have combated violence.
"...I thought it was the best way that people could defend themselves, by being on the strong side rather than the weak one."
Rising Voices congratulates the five winners from Argentina, El Salvador, Mexico, Nicaragua that will receive microgrants and mentoring for their indigenous language digital activism projects.
Four Months Later, Still No Answers About a Shootout with Salvadoran Police and Army That Left Five Dead
The autopsies of the five men reveal that they were shot at close range. Three days later, a woman who witnessed the shootings disappeared.
"It is estimated that there are around 500,000-to-600,000 Salvadorans involved, in one way or another, with the maras (gangs)—about 10 percent of the population."
Replicating Plan Colombia's failed approach, a Washington aid program for Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador combines neoliberal economic reforms with military aid.
The First Mesoamerican Community Film and Radio Festival began on June 10 in Oaxaca and will continue on to various countries in the region from later in June.
A Salvadoran woman is pardoned after seven years in prison, convicted of abortion for a stillbirth, and a Paraguayan 10-year-old girl, allegedly raped by her stepfather, is denied an abortion.