Stories about El Salvador
Over the past 40 years, El Salvador has endured endless cycles of violence that cost the lives of tens of thousands of Salvadorans.
"I leave the house for work at around 4 in the morning, and I return around 5 in the afternoon. This is my daily routine six days a week."
"The 'National Day of Spain' is a mockery and offense to our Indigenous and Afro-descendent peoples."
While the homicide rate decreased, crime, money, and COVID-19 discourage youth to pursue higher education.
" ... by leaving some alleged corrupt individuals out, the U.S. State Department's corruption list could look more like an attack on the popular Nayib Bukele administration than an attack on corruption."
In a country with a large informal economy, small business owners are skeptical of a new plan to make bitcoin a legal currency.
But why aren't more Salvadorans protesting what is happening?
A two-spirit theatre troupe celebrates the members’ indigenous ancestors, and themselves as transgender people, through language and art.
A team of 14 people from the LGBTQI community are training those in charge of El Salvador's electoral process in order to combat discrimination, ahead of the February 28 elections.
Despite claims of authoritarianism, President Bukele's popularity continues to be strong in El Salvador
Polls favor Bukele's party to win over the Legislative Assembly in the next elections—good news for those who approve of Bukele, bad news for those who see him as authoritarian.
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.