? Saturdays Surf NYC is partnering with La Colombe for a signature blend of iced coffee. The fusion of ingredients from Brazil, Ethiopia, and El Salvador will be available in the shops and online. [Grub Street] ? After two years, Gilt Taste is closing. Show More Summary
Click to enlarge. A performer participates in the 10th anniversary celebration of the El Salvador Museum of Art in San Salvador. Photo by Jose Cabezas/AFP/Getty Images.
The Carrot Concept is bringing Salvadorian design to international markets. The short list of global design destinations includes obvious places, such as Sweden and Italy. Soon, thanks to the efforts of a grassroots movement, the tiny Central American country of El Salvador could make that list as well. Show More Summary
Magnitude mb 4.3Region OFFSHORE EL SALVADORDate time 2013-05-19 11:32:35.4 UTCLocation 12.65 N ; 89.10 WDepth 35 kmDistances 115 km S of San Salvador, El Salvador / pop: 525,990 / local time: 05:32:35.4 2013-05-19 97 km S of Zacatecoluca, El Salvador / pop: 39,613 / local time: 05:32:35.4 2013-05-19
Mexico: The author of the Blog del Narco website, which offered an unflinching look of Mexico's drug war, reportedly fled to Spain while the fate of her partner is unknown. El Salvador: The country’s Supreme Court began hearing arguments...Show More Summary
This past month, the world has been watching a 22-year-old pregnant woman in El Salvador die, little by little. I want to say it is like watching an accident happen in slow motion, but this situation is no accident.
El Salvador: Officials launched a violence prevention program in areas where the country’s two largest street gangs – the Mara Salvatrucha and Barrio 18 – have honored a fourteen-month truce. Venezuela: The government’s plans to import fifty million rolls of toilet paper as Venezuelans complain of shortages in basic commodities and foods. Show More Summary
There has been an overwhelming amount of global support over the past few weeks for Beatriz and those in El Salvador working tirelessly on her behalf to save her life. Much of this support has emerged online via Twitter, Facebook, … Please continue reading.
On Monday, Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas) published an op-ed on Fox News detailing his recent travels in the Rio Grande Valley, where he met an undocumented immigrant from El Salvador and visited a cemetery that houses the remains of unidentified migrants who died traversing the county's scorching canyons. Show More Summary
by Matthew Hoffman, Latin America Correspondent May 9, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – International pro-abortion organizations are using the case of a pregnant El Salvadoran woman suffering from Lupus to promote the legalization of the killing of the unborn in the Central American country. Amnesty International, the International Planned Parenthood…
It is almost depressing to think about, but there are people around the world hailed as champions of human rights who have made a career advocating for the death of their fellow humans, while those seeking the protection of all human life are labeled “cruel” and “inhuman.” This is where pro-life advocates and the Catholic [...]
Born in El Salvador, and raised in Miami, Carmen Borgonovo spent 10 years in New York working at Vogue and WWD before heading over to Europe for roles at Hogan, Harper’s Bazaar, and now, MyWardrobe.com, the London-based e-commerce site...Show More Summary
El Salvador's lone UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Joya de Ceren pre-Columbian farming community buried under a volcanic eruption, had a personal visit Tuesday from UNESCO's visiting chief. Irina Bukova toured the site, just northwest of the crowded Central American nation's capital, which was buried by a volcanic eruption 1,400 years ago. Show More Summary
Beatriz has been subjected to another week of cruel, inhumane and degrading treatment, and have no news regarding action by the authorities to save her life.
These are not pictures for tourism purposes — these are pictures to educate and illustrate issues facing modern day El Salvador. Tim's El Salvador Blog links to a collection of photos on Global Eyes Media. The project by Jeff Hammond, Noah Bullock, and Doriana Westerman, “focused on documenting Salvadoran themes that...
El Salvador's government has tendered a US$11.5mn contract for construction of a 3.3km segregated corridor for the capital's integrated transport system, according to a tender notice published by the IDB.
For an updated slideshow with more of Donna De Cesare's photos, see "El Salvador's Children of War." For more than a decade, American street gangs have been spreading to Central America and the Caribbean—a trend that has been greatly accelerated by the politics of the US Immigration and Naturalization Service. Show More Summary
In El Salvador, a young mother pseudonymously called Beatriz is pregnant and dying. She has lupus and is facing renal failure; the fetus she's pregnant with is anencephalic, meaning it has no brain and will not survive once born. If she dies, she will leave behind a husband and their toddler. Show More Summary
Ed. note: This is a guest post by Juliana Britto Schwartz. By day, Juliana is a student at University of California, Santa Cruz. By night, she is a Latina feminist blogger at Julianabritto.com, where she writes about reproductive health justice, immigration, and feminist movements in Latin America. Show More Summary
Beatriz’s life is literally in the hands of the Salvadoran government. Demand that they immediately grant her the life-saving medical treatment she needs - before it’s too late.