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Inside Obama's Family Deportation Mill

This past summer, the "border kids"—tens of thousands of unaccompanied minors from El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras detained after crossing into the United States—became the country's latest immigration crisis. Aid groups mobilized, Congress held hearings, and pleas for compassion resounded at the highest levels of government. Show More Summary

El Salvador Imprisons 17 Women Who Lost Their Newborns as Murderers

Although a rallying cry for the global abortion rights movement, these 17 Salvadoran women didn't purposefully end their own pregnancies. Instead, they suffered a combination of obstetrical complications and poverty.

Latin American Officials Advise Illegals with Criminal Records at Amnesty 'Coming-Out Party'

At the largest amnesty workshop to date in Los Angeles, government officials from Mexico and El Salvador advised illegal immigrants, some of whom had criminal records, on President Barack Obama's executive amnesty program. DescribedShow More Summary

Early Mesoamericans Got High on Toads and Enemas

Before Europeans first came to Mesoamerica – the region covering what is now central Mexico, Belize, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, and northern Costa Rica – the area was a hotbed of heads high on herbs, plants, toads and enemas. That’s according to Francisco Javier Carod-Artal of...

Polish waste-processing firm rejects toxic shipment from El Salvador

A waste incineration plant in southern Poland has rejected a shipment of pesticide-tainted soil and runoff from El Salvador after residents staged protests over the impending delivery of waste linked to kidney disease.

A Discriminatory and Dangerous Law that is Killing Women and Girls in El Salvador

By: Chloe Horsma, Amnesty youth activist  Probably the greatest obstacle I’ve ever faced around my sexual and reproductive rights was a borderline-uncomfortable conversation with my mom when I wanted to look into birth control for the first time.  Many of … Please continue reading.

Casa Costa Azul by Cincopatasalgato Architects

Cincopatasalgato Architects have unveiled their latest build, an alluring villa on El Salvador’s Pacific coast. Juxtaposing a traditional thatched roof with modern design and fabrications, the property is built around a central open air… The post Casa Costa Azul by Cincopatasalgato Architects appeared first on Highsnobiety.

San Salvador Chess Open

The 1st San Salvador Chess Open is scheduled to take place from 5-10th December at the Palacio de los Deportes INDES in San Salvador, El Salvador.The 9-round Swiss event is organized by the Federacion Salvadoreña de Ajedrez and offers $8000 in prizes.A total of 120 players from twelve countries are registered to take part in the tournament. Show More Summary

Mexico and Central America Thank Obama For Amnesty Decree

The presidents of Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, and Honduras, the leading source countries of illegal immigrants in the United States, hailed Obama's executive decree to stop the deportation of many of their compatriots. Obama’s unilateral measures will shield nearly five million illegal immigrant from U.S. Show More Summary

At UN, Europeans Gang up on El Salvador on Question of Abortion

(United Nations) - El Salvador is currently undergoing something the UN calls the Universal Periodic Review, a fairly new human rights process that looks at countries’ implementation of various human rights treaties. And even thoughShow More Summary

Many immigrants fear coming out of hiding despite Obama’s action

3 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

Norma Martinez, an undocumented mother of two girls born in New Jersey after she arrived illegally from El Salvador in 2007, worries the Obama administration’s new immigration program might provide fleeting protections that a new president could easily reverse. “I don’t want to go...

Legal Immigrant State Rep: Exec Amnesty 'A Slap in the Face'

Arizona State Representative Steve Montenegro (R) who is a legal immigrant from El Salvador, argued that President Obama's executive order on immigration was " a slap in the face to immigrants" on Thursday's "Kelly File" on the Fox News Channel. Show More Summary

Secluded, Romantic & Lavish: Conrad Koh Samui is What Traveling Well is All About

Sometimes I wonder if I chose a life of traveling or if it chose me; the age-old “What came first?” question. At five it was El Salvador, at 16 it was all about Costa Rica, and later Spain sealed my love for the world. A plethora of destina... via JustLuxe.com

El Salvador’s Total Abortion Ban Is Driving Pregnant Teens To Commit Suicide

Girls are becoming pregnant from rape and finding themselves with few options in a country with some of the most restrictive laws in the world. The post El Salvador’s Total Abortion Ban Is Driving Pregnant Teens To Commit Suicide appeared first on ThinkProgress.

No, El Salvador’s abortion ban is not the cause of teen suicides

by Kelli In countries where abortion is currently illegal, abortion advocates tend to exploit the “hard cases” (rape, incest, life of the mother) to use as weapons in their battle to liberalize abortion law. The “women’s health” movement’s...Show More Summary

El Salvador Still Deserves Justice

November 10, 2014 This weekend, I will be in San Salvador to honor the lives and work of six Jesuit priests, their housekeeper and her daughter. They worked at the University of Central America (UCA) and they were murdered 25 years ago,...Show More Summary

El Salvador Still Deserves Justice

November 10, 2014 This weekend, I will be in San Salvador to honor the lives and work of six Jesuit priests, their housekeeper and her daughter. They worked at the University of Central America (UCA) and they were murdered 25 years ago,...Show More Summary

THANKS OBAMA! Another Deadly Illegal Alien Disease from Central America Infects 300,000 Americans

The tropical Chagas disease is spread by by contact with the “kissing bug.” The disease is common in Mexico, Central America or South America – countries such as Nicaragua, Guatemala, and El Salvador. Barack Obama has brought 60,000 children from … Continue reading ?

Documentary series probes gang violence in Guatemala and Honduras

PBS NewsHour Weekend recently traveled to El Salvador to report on gang violence that has forced many Salvadorans to seek a new life in the United States. But that violence isn’t confined within El Salvador’s borders. Residents fromShow More Summary

DOL Renews Agreements with Latin American Countries

image from www.DOL.gov This past week, the U.S. Department of Labor held a ceremony at its U.S. headquarters where it renewed several key workplace agreements with ambassadors from Mexico, the Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Nicaragua and Costa Rica. These agreements...

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