Roughly 16 percent of the country’s population lives abroad. Their remittances, which last year totaled $1.4 billion, have fueled consumption and tempered political pressure on Ortega’s government to reduce poverty.
Many small towns lack the most basic public services and utilities such as paved roads and adequate drainage.
We celebrate the universal legacy of a man whose actions have left most Salvadorans knowing that love is real and is worth fighting for.
The new poll suggests his support may still be growing, with 49 percent of respondents indicating they intend to vote for the extremist retired Army captain over center-left former São Paulo Mayor Fernando Haddad.
Perhaps one of the more contentious aspects of U.S. politics is securing the 2,000-mile U.S.-Mexico border.
Just because your parents are from a place it does not mean that you can also claim it fully as yours.
Fujimori is the daughter of former president Alberto Fujimori who was last week ordered to return to jail for a 25-year sentence for human rights abuses.
“I did not want people to know my identity because I knew I was going to be judged so I lied about my identity by saying I was Italian due to my physical features,” Franco said.
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“The Trump administration is waging a deliberate campaign of human rights violations against asylum- seekers, in order to broadcast globally that the United States no longer welcomes refugees.”
Oscar Arnulfo Romero will be canonized this Sunday by the Pope, offering a reason to celebrate for the Salvadoran diaspora in the United States.
Latino Rebels Radio: October 10, 2018
“I felt fear, anger, sadness, and the urge to hide under my bed that my grandmother had kept after all these years.”
Roxana Baldetti was charged with illicit association, fraud, and influence peddling.
Supreme Court Denies Review, Federal Officials Defend Disenfranchisement in U.S. Territories Before Human Rights Commission
“Absent full enjoyment of the right to vote, Americans in the territories are too easily ignored by all three branches of the federal government,” Neil Weare of Equally American said.
“If we as the indigenous communities can use this data ourselves, directly and without intermediaries, this could be an extremely groundbreaking and useful tool,” environmental activist Ruth Alipaz said.
The poll also said that President Trump’s job approval is at 37 percent among Latinos.
The ghosts of Tlatelolco and Ayotzinapa are a reminder that all Mexicans should have their doubts.
Erica Malunguinho was elected as a state representative in São Paulo, becoming the first transgender candidate elected to that position.