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BHGRE and New Story charity team up to build 80 homes in El Salvador

Like the other attendees, Sherry Chris came to the Luxury Connect last October to learn the ins and outs of high-end real estate. But as Brett Hagler took the stage to introduce his charity, New Story, Chris quickly realized that she was there for a greater purpose...

Derick Dillard on El Salvador: People Get Sexually Assaulted Down Here!

Even if you're not a fan of the family or its reality shows, you've probably heard about the Josh Duggar sex scandals. In case you somehow missed it (or managed to successfully block it out of your memory), here's a brief rundown: View...Show More Summary

Hit by climate change, Central American coffee growers get a taste for cocoa

SAN SALVADOR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Farmer Abelardo Ayala took a tough decision on his estate in San Juan Tepezontes, a traditional coffee-producing region of El Salvador: to swap his coffee trees for cocoa as a warming climate hit his crop.

El Salvador, Honduras, Guatemala launch force to confront gangs

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala will launch a new force aimed at combating criminal gangs and drug traffickers next month, presidents of the three Central American nations agreed on Tuesday.

How the son of Nike's founder carved his own path in animation with movies like 'Kubo'

In 2004, when he was 29, Travis Knight learned in a phone call that his brother, Matthew, who was four years older, had died in a scuba diving accident in El Salvador. It was Travis’ responsibility to find his parents — Nike founder Phil Knight and his wife, Penny Knight, who were out at a movie...

Travis Knight: How the scion of the Nike empire found his calling making animated movies like 'Kubo and the Two Strings'

In 2004, when he was 29, Travis Knight learned in a phone call that his brother, Matthew, who was four years older, had died in a scuba diving accident in El Salvador. It was Travis’ responsibility to find his parents — Nike founder Phil Knight and his wife, Penny Knight, who were out at a movie...

Daily Headlines: August 18, 2016

Haiti: The United Nations admitted to have “played a role” in a cholera outbreak that has killed at least 10,000 people in Haiti but stopped short of admitting peacekeepers caused the epidemic. El Salvador: The Salvadoran Supreme Court...Show More Summary

Exclusive: Paperwork, rights concerns hold up U.S. aid for Central America

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Congress approved $750 million in aid last December to help El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras combat the violence and poverty that are driving migrants toward the U.S. border, but the money has yet to reach the struggling countries.

Want to Curb Immigration from Central America? Address the 'Push Factors'

By Ambassador Daniel Speckhard Two years ago, a spike in the number of children crossing the border into the United States from the Central American nations of El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras pricked the conscience of our nation. Although the flow dipped last year, U.S. Show More Summary

Latin American, Caribbean Health Systems Need More Investment as Populations Age

Though the health systems in Brazil, Colombia, El Salvador, Jamaica, Mexico and Panama have considerable strengths, citizens still reported gaps in the way primary care is organized, financed and delivered in those countries. Those who had better experiences were less likely to say that their health system needed major reforms.

Most nations going to the Olympics won’t bring home a medal. Here’s why they compete anyway.

The official Rio 2016 Olympic Games website recently ran a story suggesting that five countries might win their first-ever medals at this year’s Summer Games: Kosovo (in judo), Fiji and Samoa (both in rugby), El Salvador (in swimming) and Turkmenistan (in weightlifting). There’s a reason that a story like that is being promoted by the […]

How One Woman Is Defying Gang Violence To Transform El Salvador's Coffee Industry

Picking an apartment above a coffee shop is one of the smartest decisions I’ve ever made. I spend a lot of time there, distracting the baristas more and more as my caffeine levels rise, especially Tito, who makes the best cappuccino I’ve ever had. Last week, while wittering on about how [...]

Daily Headlines: July 29, 2016

El Salvador: Amid the mass arrest of 120 suspected Mara Salvatrucha gang members, ombudsman David Morales warned of the emergence of death squads and extrajudicial killings “for purposes of social cleansing.” Brazil: The federal judge...Show More Summary

Permeated by Violence

Ratik Asokan reviews Revulsion: Thomas Bernhard in San Salvador by Horacio Castellanos Moya, a story about dealing with the violence that permeates El Salvador’s culture. “Fiction, unlike journalism, has allowed Moya to express the frustration...Show More Summary

US to expand Central American refugee screening program

last monthNews : The Raw Story

The Obama administration announced a broad expansion on Tuesday of a program to allow people fleeing violence in El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras to enter the United States as refugees, and said Costa Rica agreed to temporarily shelter some of those with no other recourse. Under the plan, Costa...

Obama Administration To Expand Program To Allow Central Americans To Enter U.S. As Refugees

last monthNews : Huffington Post

WASHINGTON ? The Obama administration announced plans Tuesday to expand programs that allow Central Americans to come to the U.S. as refugees, acknowledging that the current system hasn’t stopped people from El Salvador, Guatemala and...Show More Summary

U.S. Expands Central American Refugee Program

last monthNews : Newsweek: US

The White House is expanding its Central American refugee processing program, under which vulnerable people from Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras will be transferred to Costa Rica as a safe haven before they are resettled in the U.S. During...Show More Summary

Obama expanding refugee program for Central Americans

White House Deputy Homeland Security Adviser Amy Pope said Tuesday that the administration will expand in-country refugee processing for families coming from Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala and launch an effort to temporarily relocate some families to Costa Rica. [...]Show More Summary

El Salvador Bill Would Put Those Found Guilty of Abortion Behind Bars for 30 to 50 Years

Under El Salvador’s current law, when women are accused of abortion, prosecutors can—but do not always—increase the charges to aggravated homicide, thereby increasing their prison sentence. This new bill, advocates say, would heighten...Show More Summary

Magma build-up may put Salvadoran capital at risk

The build-up of magma six kilometres below El Salvador’s Ilopango caldera means the capital city of San Salvador may be at risk from future eruptions, researchers have found.

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