Romero developed enemies in El Salvador's right-wing government for his outspoken opposition to violence and widespread popularity. He was shot dead by a sniper in 1980.
Pope Francis has cleared the way to sainthood for Archbishop Oscar Romero, a beloved advocate for the poor and a fierce critic of El Salvador’s civil war who was slain in 1980 by a right-wing death squad. The Vatican said Wednesday that Francis considers Romero a model for the Roman Catholic Church...
Donald Trump’s racism against certain classes of immigrants invalidates his move to end protections for Haitians and El Salvadorans in the US, a new lawsuit alleges. “President Trump has long made clear his dislike and disregard for Latino and Black immigrants”, a complaint filed in a Massachusetts district court argues. Show More Summary
U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday called on Mexico to do more to prevent violent illegal immigrants from El Salvador from entering the United States, again pushing his long-proposed border wall but stopping short of saying Mexico would fund it. Trump, in a post on Twitter, said U.S. law...
"These killers come back in from El Salvador, and through Mexico, like water," Donald Trump said.
President Donald Trump has bashed El Salvador as unhelpful and demanded Mexico do more to help the US rid itself of MS-13 gang members. On Thursday, Trump threatened to withdraw ICE from California, saying the state offered "no help"...Show More Summary
Several groups have filed a federal lawsuit in Boston against the Trump administration, claiming its TPS policy toward certain ethnic groups is racist.
Last month, the Trump administration announced that it will end Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for immigrants from El Salvador. TPS allows an estimated 200,000 Salvadorans to live and work in the United States. Like immigrants around the globe, Salvadorans send home remittances — a portion of their paychecks goes back to their country of origin, […]
Five Central American nations are to sign a free trade deal with South Korea on Wednesday after more than two years of talks to ease tariffs and barriers on a range of products, El Salvador's government announced. Costa Rica, El Salvador,...Show More Summary
A pre-schooler tragically lost his life after an alleged drunk driver plowed into the side of the ambulance in which he was riding. The suspect is allegedly an illegal alien from El Salvador. The boy’s mom, Lyndsay Ann Oakes, as well...Show More Summary
The mayor of San Salvador and aspiring president of the republic, Nayib Bukele was chosen by the company Airbnb to promote El Salvador as an international tourist destination. Continue reading Airbnb chooses Mayor Bukele to promote El Salvador as an international tourist destination at Property Portal Watch.
El Salvador's Supreme Court on Thursday commuted the sentence of a woman serving 30 years in prison for what she says was a stillbirth. The court ruled the evidence in the case did not prove she took any specific action to abort the pregnancy, which is illegal in El Salvador, and thus was eligible...
A Salvadoran woman serving a 30-year prison sentence for having an abortion is released after 10 years behind bars.
Teodora del Carmen Vásquez was sentenced to 30 years under country’s total ban on abortions A woman sentenced to 30 years in prison for aggravated murder after suffering a stillbirth has been freed in El Salvador in a case highlighting...Show More Summary
A Salvadoran woman serving a 30-year jail sentence for having an abortion was released from prison on Thursday on the orders of the Supreme Court, her lawyer said. Wearing a white T-shirt, Teodora Vasquez was greeted by her family and...Show More Summary
When Joan Nathan wrote her most recent cookbook, King Solomon's Table: a Culinary Exploration of Jewish Cooking From Around the World, she traveled to El Salvador for research. One evening, she spent Shabbat dinner with a local family. A few minutes after she sat down, she looked at the table and noticed a peculiar plate of latkes.
With roots in both Nicaragua and El Salvador, she wrote eloquently of sorrow and struggle.
SAN SALVADOR (Reuters) - Police and soldiers in El Salvador may have committed extrajudicial killings and used excessive force in their battle against violent street gangs in the Central American country, the United Nations said on Monday.
Trump allegedly called Haiti, El Salvador and Africa's third-world nations 'shole countries' during an Oval Office discussion about immigration.
Ian Gavan/Getty The political mediasphere may have moved on from “shithole”-gate, but David Byrne hasn’t. Three weeks after President Donald Trump referred to Haiti, El Salvador and the continent of Africa as “shithole countries,” the...Show More Summary