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What happens to deported Central Americans?

Amnesty International’s new report, Home Sweet Home? Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador’s Role in a Deepening Refugee Crisis, documents the incredible levels of violence and impunity that are driving tens of thousands of people from these countries (known as the … Please continue reading.

The Government’s Out-of-Control Detention Practices Could Bail Out the Private Prison Industry

Private prisons are profiting off of the hemispheric refugee crisis, and our government is complicit. Norma (not her real name) was the wife of a police officer in El Salvador. She lived in a neighborhood where gang members waged frequent gunfights, committed murders, and forced her to pay extortion fees. Show More Summary

35 Arrests in Long Island Gang Case as Another Body Is Found

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The Suffolk County Police Department said it arrested 35 members of MS-13, the gang with roots in El Salvador and Los Angeles, after more skeletal remains were found this week in Brentwood.

'I Was Jailed for a Miscarriage'

2 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

At El Salvadors Ilopango prison, at least 21 women are serving time for abortions they say they never had. Here, in her own words, one woman tells her heartbreaking story.

Jessa Duggar: Jill Living in Another Country is SO HARD For Me!

For most of the past year, Jill Duggar has been living in El Salvador with her husband, Derick Dillard, and son, Isreal. The couple spent ten months performing missionary work and living in austere conditions. They're currently backShow More Summary

Governments in Central America failing to protect citizens: NGO

Central American governments are failing to stem soaring violent crime, pushing people to flee north in record numbers, Amnesty International said. "El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras have become virtual war zones where lives seem to...Show More Summary

Daily Headlines: October 13, 2016

El Salvador: Lawmakers of El Salvador’s ruling political party backs a proposal to ease the total ban on abortion while an opposition legislator countered with a bill to punish anyone involved with abortions with fifty years in prison. Show More Summary

El Salvador proposes decriminalizing abortion in cases of rape

SAN SALVADOR (Reuters) - El Salvador's ruling leftist party on Tuesday presented a proposal to Congress to allow abortion in cases of rape or risky pregnancy, offering a ray of hope to abortion proponents in the impoverished nation.

No Place Is Hopeless: Improving Education in One of the World's Most Violent Countries

By Gina Kawas Over the past decade, rising rates of violent crime, especially homicide, have turned the Central American northern triangle - Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador - into one of the worlds' most insecure regions. Sources...Show More Summary

Jill Duggar Responds To Concerns About Her Husband’s Health, Derick Dillard Gets A New Job

Jill Duggar wants her fans to know that Derick Dillard is getting plenty to eat, thank you very much! The Counting On couple is currently taking a lengthy vacation from working on the mission field in El Salvador, and they’re making sure to fill up on their favorite snacks while they’re back home in Arkansas.... Show More Summary

‘They Keep Finding Bodies’: Gang Violence in Long Island Town Fuels Immigration Debate

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In Brentwood, N.Y., MS-13, a gang with roots in Los Angeles and El Salvador, is suspected in the killings of four teenagers in two weeks.

El Salvador judge reopens case of 1981 civil war massacre

SAN SALVADOR (Reuters) - A judge in El Salvador has reopened the case of a massacre allegedly carried out by soldiers in 1981 that is considered the worst atrocity committed during the country's brutal civil war, a lawyer involved in the matter said on Saturday.

Dream Beach House in San Salvador Unveils Rustic Details

This lovely beach house in the Republic of El Salvador was recently completed by architecture and design studio Cincopatasalgato. The project, named Casa Azul, was especially envisioned for a serene family of four.  After traveling for...Show More Summary

Jill Duggar Counting On Another Baby As Pregnant Jessa Dominates Duggar Family News, Mother Of One Sustains Dillard Family Blog And Instagram

Jill Duggar is still in the US with all her family, delaying the days that she has to return to El Salvador to continue her mission work. Being back meant that she is now in the midst of all the drama going on in Duggar family. Her younger sisters are grabbing the news headlines, with... Show More Summary

El Salvador credits U.S. for drop in homicides

One of the most violent nations in the world credited the United States with helping improve security and cut homicides by 50 percent this year. The president of El Salvador … Click to Continue »

Back to School in World’s Murder Capital

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In El Salvador, students are afraid to study and teachers say doing their job is more dangerous now than it was during the bloody 10-year civil war.

Jill Duggar Dillard Finds Work With Midwife Who Lost Her License In Arkansas

Jill Duggar Dillard and her husband, Derick Dillard, have left the mission field in El Salvador to spend an unspecified amount of time back home in the United States. However, Jill isn’t spending her entire vacation relaxing and taking advantage of Jana Duggar’s babysitting services. Show More Summary

Getting Immigrants Out of Detention Is Very Profitable

Sofía was 19 when she fled El Salvador after receiving threats from a drug cartel. In late 2014, she was caught near San Diego by the US Border Patrol and sent to an immigration detention center in Eloy, Arizona. Following eight months in detention, she was desperate to reunite with her mother, who lives in Northern California. Show More Summary

El Salvador’s “Abortion Lawyer”

Dennis Muñoz fights one of the most draconian abortion laws in the world.

Clone of Child Migrants On the Run: Q&A with UNICEF El Salvador

Gordon Jonathan Lewis discusses the border crisis and UNICEF's efforts to protect El Salvador's children.

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