The story always starts the same way: unaccompanied kids, and sometimes whole families, fleeing terrible violence in Central America. It must be terrible indeed, because the journey north is a perilous one. Yet parents and kids continue to make that dangerous trip. Show More Summary
An immigrant from El Salvador has been deported to face charges in the murder of an American man who was gunned down near a coffee farm in Salvador in 2013, Mlive is reporting. Immigration officials say Nuri Aquino Torres, who was deported back to her native country of El Salvador on Wednesday, August 20, 2014,
El Salvador: “For me Romero is a man of God,” declared Pope Francis who eased the process for a possible beatification of assassinated Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero. Argentina: President Cristina Fernandez proposed legislation for a debt swap that would prevent a U.S. Show More Summary
Border Patrol agents have apprehended two illegal immigrants from Central America convicted in the U.S. for sex offenses in recent days. Customs and Border Protection announced Monday that the agents at the Eagle Pass area in Texas made arrests of two sex offenders this month in two separate incidents. Show More Summary
The deportation mill is running at full speed, and its helpless victims are the unaccompanied children who arrived at the Mexico border from Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala to save their lives.
Imagine waking up in a hospital and learning you are under arrest, accused of killing your own infant, despite your efforts to explain you had a miscarriage.
The debate over the large-scale migration of children from Honduras, Guatemala, El Salvador and Mexico has characteristically devolved into political theater. Perversely, as the evidence builds regarding the dangers that have drivenShow More Summary
Google Play Music All Access (yup, that mouthful is the full name of Google's streaming music service) has added to nine Central and South American countries: The Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panamá, Paraguay, and Uruguay. Show More Summary
Google’s incredibly wordy Google Play Music All Access streaming-music service is expanding to nine Central and South American countries. The new countries include: The Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panamá, Paraguay, and Uruguay. Show More Summary
Customs and Border Protection agents have seized approximately $80,000 worth of cocaine, hidden inside candy, from a Honduran woman traveling to the United States “on business” from El Salvador. According to CBP, agents at Washington...Show More Summary
When I told my mother that I had agreed to travel to El Salvador, she told me one thing, "No vayas. Es un país de pura violencia," or "Do not go. It's a country full of violence." Deep down, I knew she was right, but after spending time...Show More Summary
Where are the migrants from? El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras. Until recently, most people crossing the Mexican border illegally into the U.S. were Mexicans looking for work. But in the past two years, the net migration from Mexico has become essentially zero. Show More Summary
by Raquel O'Byrne Program Associate, Program for Global Advocacy Photo Credit: SIPSE "Most Dangerous Country" may be the least desirable title in the world and yet the one that Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala often battle for, leading...Show More Summary
Tomasky thinks we need to take a hard look at our own role in Central America’s descent into violence: So in the three crisis countries, or at least in two of them (Guatemala and El Salvador), there’s a pattern. U.S.-sponsored civil wars tore the country apart in the 1980s. What happened next? As Ryan Grim […]
The Catholic official is accused of helping hardened criminals get lesser sentences and continue extorting their victims
Since last fall, tens of thousands of migrant kids have streamed across the southern US border fleeing violence in Honduras, Guatemala, and El Salvador. When they arrive, many are held in overcrowded, unsanitary, and freezing-cold detention...Show More Summary
Originally published on Solar Love. SolarReserve is bringing 20 MW of utility-scale solar power to El Salvador’s Acajutla plant, while advancing its share of the Latin American solar market. The Santa Monica, California–based company won El Salvador’s first ever utility-scale solar tender. Show More Summary
A woman performs during a parade in honor of The Savior of the World, patron saint of San Salvador city, El Salvador on August 1, 2014. By Jose Cabezas/AFP/Getty Images.
The reasons for the wave of child immigrants from Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador are complex, but as Óscar Martínez correctly states, many of them are related to the United States: As thousands of children like Auner, Chele and Pitbull arrive at the US border, it is important to remember the role the United States […]
The 6th annual Congress of Latin American clowns took place this week in Guatemala City, where more than 200 professional clowns gathered to exchange tricks of the trade. The conference — which included clowns from El Salvador, Honduras,...Show More Summary