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From life as thugs to baking, El Salvador's ex-gang members seek peace

SAN SALVADOR (Reuters) - Gang life in the poor Central American country of El Salvador is hard, but for a dozen former members of the feared 18th Street Gang, building a new life outside is no less difficult.

U.N. appalled at 30-year sentence for woman under El Salvador abortion law

GENEVA (Reuters) - A 30-year prison sentence for a woman in El Salvador who said her child was stillborn is appalling, U.N. human rights spokeswoman Liz Throssell said on Friday.

El Salvador Upholds Three-Decade Prison Term For Woman Who Suffered Stillbirth

4 hours agoNews : The Cutline

A Salvadoran court upheld a 30-year jail sentence this week for a woman who was convicted of aggravated homicide after suffering what she said was a stillbirth.

El Salvador upholds 30-year sentence in stillbirth case

Court rejects appeal of Teodora del Carmen Vazquez, who was convicted of homicide under country's strict abortion law.

Miscarriage of Justice

The Guardian published two horrific articles about the treatment of women by the 'justice' system in El Salvador where a miscarriage or stillbirth can result in women receiving a 30-year jail sentence. The recently defeated Republican...Show More Summary

El Salvador Upholds Three-Decade Prison Term For Woman Who Suffered Stillbirth

16 hours agoNews : Huffington Post

Teodora Vasquez has already spent 10 years in jail after having pregnancy complications.

El Salvador court upholds 30-year jail sentence in stillbirth case

Teodora del Carmen Vásquez was convicted of the aggravated murder of a newborn baby in 2008, but she says it was a stillbirth An El Salvador court has rejected the appeal of a woman sentenced to 30 years in prison over what she says was a stillbirth. Show More Summary

Deborah Richards-Porter at 2017 Zonals!

Deborah Richards-PorterPhoto by Jamaica Chess Federation Jamaica’s WIM Deborah Richards-Porter played fantastic Chess, winning three of her last four games to end on a bang at the Women’s Zonals in El Salvador. Her final score of 5½ points was good enough for 4th position, 5 places ahead of her starting rank. She narrowly missed qualifying […]

El Salvador woman jailed after stillbirth seeks freedom

After 10 years in prison, Teodora del Carmen Vasquez, convicted under a strict abortion law, hopes she will be freed.

Colorado GOP treasurer missed court date for $20,000 theft because he was arrested for fraud in El Salvador

last weekNews : The Raw Story

Jeff Fogg, who formerly served as the treasurer for Colorado’s Pueblo County Republicans, missed his November 16 court date in the state for charges that he spent $20,000 of the party’s funds. As a new report reveals, he was arrested just one day after missing that date in El Salvador...

Ex-colonel denies role in priests' slayings in El Salvador

Lawyers say a former Salvadoran colonel has denied being involved in the massacre of five Spanish priests in El Salvador 28 years ago. Two lawyers familiar with the proceedings said … Click to Continue »

Salvador court finds ex-president Funes illegally enriched himself

SAN SALVADOR (Reuters) - An El Salvador court on Tuesday ruled in a civil case that former President Mauricio Funes and one of his sons had illegally enriched themselves and ordered them to pay nearly $420,000 in restitution to the government, a prosecutor said.

Boxeador en estado crítico después de KO en El Salvador

3 weeks agoSports / Boxing :

Por Gabriel F. Cordero El peso welter salvadoreño Francisco “Pantera” Ruiz ha sido hospitalizado desde el sábado por la noche con un pronóstico desfavorable después de su lucha por el… Read More » The post Boxeador en estado crítico después de KO en El Salvador appeared first on

El Salvador court starts looking at ex-president's suspicious wealth

An El Salvador court began proceedings Monday looking into the suspected illegal enrichment of former leftist president Mauricio Funes, his ex-wife and one of his sons. Funes himself was absent from court, having sought asylum in Nicaragua for what he says is political persecution. Show More Summary

Boxer in critical condition after KO

3 weeks agoSports / Boxing :

By Gabriel F. Cordero Salvadoran welterweight Francisco “Pantera” Ruiz has been hospitalized since Saturday night with an unfavorable prognosis after his fight for the domestic title of El Salvador at… Read More » The post Boxer in critical condition after KO appeared first on

His Daughter Graduates. He Faces Deportation.

3 weeks agoNews : NYTimes: News

Juan Rodriguez entered the U.S. illegally from El Salvador over a decade ago. Now, after years of checking in with immigration officers, he is told he will be deported as his daughter prepares to graduate from high school.

U.N. calls on El Salvador to stop jailing women for abortion

3 weeks agoHealth : Reuters: Health

SAN SALVADOR (Reuters) - El Salvador should apply a moratorium on laws that punish women with harsh jail terms for having an abortion while it reviews cases of those already incarcerated in the socially conservative Central American country, a top U.N. official said Friday.

MS-13 member discovered in Colorado after screwdriver assault

last monthNews : NY Daily News

Investigators determined Angel Ramos is a confirmed MS-13 gang member and is wanted for murder in El Salvador, police said.

El Salvador warns Uber, drivers to cease operations

A top official in El Salvador is warning Uber that the ride-hailing app is operating outside the law and must cease operations, six months after launching in the country. Transportation … Click to Continue »

Hundreds of sea turtles found dead near El Salvador

Why did hundreds of sea turtles perish near El Salvador? The country's ministry of environment and natural resources found 300-400 dead turtles in Jiquilisco Bay, so they took samples to try and determine why the animals died. National Geographic floated fishing and algal blooms as two reasons for the sea turtle die-offs.[...]

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