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Government of El Salvador Fabricates a New Case Against El Faro

This government’s attacks against El Faro include smear campaigns, stalking, illegal wiretaps, threats, and constant online harassment.

  • Apr 16, 2021
  • 8:23 AM

Ricardo Zúñiga: ‘An Economic Crisis in El Salvador Could Prompt a New Wave of Migration’

Ricardo Zúñiga has spent the past several days fielding the same question with diplomatic stoicism and a poker smile.

  • Apr 13, 2021
  • 12:29 PM

The Texas City of Roma and the Central American Exodus

Every night, desperate Central Americans continue to cross the river and head into the hills towards Roma, hoping, somehow, to improve their lives.

  • Apr 8, 2021
  • 8:56 PM

Rep. Norma Torres on Central America: ‘Like It or Not, These Are the Presidents We Have to Deal With’

While Torres criticizes “the United States’ past interventions” in Central America and her country’s “relationship with many of these present-day dictators,” she has given her vote of confidence to Biden’s new team of envoys to the region, chief among them Vice President Kamala Harris.

  • Apr 7, 2021
  • 4:59 PM

Women in El Salvador Bear the Invisible Wounds of Economic Violence

While physical violence is one of the elements that prompts reporting domestic violence, there is another, more subtle type of violence that constrains women and inhibits their actions—and often goes unreported

  • Jan 28, 2021
  • 4:20 PM

Prison Officials Flouted Legal Protocols in Transfers of MS-13 Leaders

Officials at the Salvadoran Prison Bureau ordered the emergency transfer of MS-13 leader Chino Milo from the maximum-security wing of Izalco Prison, where he is incarcerated, to the hospital in Zacatecoluca—despite the prison’s chief doctor’s claim that he had a clean bill of health.

  • Jan 14, 2021
  • 12:31 PM

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