· June, 2014

Stories about El Salvador from June, 2014

The Humanitarian Tragedy of Children Emigrating Alone

  21 June 2014

From Mexico, Katia D'Artigues, author of the blog Campos Elíseos (Champs Elysées), writes about the children who see themselves forced to emigrate on their own [es], and calls this a “humanitarian tragedy”: Son niños que son orillados a cruzar la frontera solos. No lo hacen por aventura, sino porque muchas...

The Appropriate Way to Talk to People With a Disability

  16 June 2014

Salvadoran Jaime Vázquez Villalta explains in this article the appropriate ways to talk to people who have a disability: Al dirigirse a un familiar, amigo o conocido que presenta algún tipo de discapacidad, en primera instancia debemos asumirlo como una persona, con virtudes, talentos, fortalezas y debilidades, pero ante todo, como una persona porque eso...

El Salvador Pays No Attention to Its Laws for Disabled People

  10 June 2014

Jaime Vásquez Villalta writes in his Spanish-language blog Desde mi Silla (From my chair) denouncing El Salvador's failure to observe the United Nations’ 1971 Declaration on the Rights of Mentally Retarded Persons. He mentions the six basic rights [es] of disabled people, according to international human rights legislation. Vásquez describes what happens in...

El Salvador: The New Águila Football Club

  2 June 2014

José Díaz blogs [es] on Te hablo de Fútbol [I talk with you about football] about his impressions on the new team coach and the recently hired players for Águila Football Club: Creo que en Águila deben estar aquellos que de verdad sientan la identidad del equipo, la camiseta emplumada...

Accessibilty for Handicapped in El Salvador

  1 June 2014

Jaime Vásquez notes [es] on his blog Desde mi silla [From my wheelchair] about accessibility issues for handicapped people in El Salvador and concludes: La adecuación de espacios para lograr la accesibilidad, constituye la protección de los derechos humanos de las personas con discapacidad, al eliminarse las barreras físicas y...

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