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Jessa Duggar & Derick Dillard Preach About Importance of "Covenant Marriage" in El Salvador

It's been less than two years since Jill Duggar and Derick Dillard got married, but apparently the couple has spent much of that time doling out marital advice to other couples. The Dillards moved to El Salvador to perform missionary...Show More Summary

Mystery Fireball Turns Sky Blood Red Over El Salvador, Sparks Panic And Fears Of The Apocalypse [Photos]

Thousands were thrown into a state of panic in the tiny Central American nation of El Salvador on Sunday, April 17, 2016, when a huge fireball that appeared suddenly over city of Chalchuapa in the Santa Ana department of the country, turned the night sky blood red. Show More Summary

Daily Headlines: April 21, 2016

Latin America: The presidents of Mexico and Colombia each called out for reforming global antidrug efforts at the U.N. Drug Policy Summit though they face opposition from other leaders more satisfied with the status quo. El Salvador:...Show More Summary

Billboard that smells like human sweat created to attract Zika mosquitoes

The Zika virus is a major threat to the human population, with several countries including Colombia, the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, and Jamaica all advising women to postpone getting pregnant because of […]

Frustrated by new U.S. program to take in migrants, Central American parents turn to smugglers

Jose Sorto wanted to bring his son and daughter from El Salvador to the U.S. legally. Sorto, 42, had moved to Washington, D.C., in 1998, got legal status to work in 2003 and found a job as a cook at an Italian restaurant earning about $30,000 to support his family back in the eastern port city...

El Salvador Launches 1,000-Strong Elite Force To Hunt Criminal Warlords

The government of El Salvador rolled out a new elite squad to hunt more than 100 criminal warlords causing chaos in the country on Wednesday. The 1,000-strong force, named the Special Reaction Force and consisting of 600 army commandos...Show More Summary

This Hilarious, Epic Film About 'Air Farting' Perfectly Spoofs Inspirational Sports Ads

Never again will you be able to complain about an unsexy client that doesn't inspire you. The proof in the pudding: For one such El Salvador brand, Ogilvy & Mather created a moving sports "documentary" about Jorge Chávez, national champion for a most curious sport indeed. read more

El Salvador declares drought emergency for first time ever

SAN SALVADOR (Reuters) - El Salvador declared a water shortage emergency for the first time in its history on Thursday, citing the effects of climate change and the El Niño phenomenon, the country's president said.

Luka Modric denies reports suggesting his cousin was murdered in El Salvador [Tweet]

Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric has taken to Twitter on Thursday evening to deny reports suggesting his cousin was kidnapped and killed in El Salvador. Spanish media outlet Sport broke the story and it has since been picked up by a variety of English organisations, including us. Croatian superstar Luka Modric tweeted the following to […]

Luka Modric’s cousin was kidnapped & killed in El Salvador, found in the boot of a car [Sport]

Our thoughts go out to Luka Modric and his family. Spanish paper Sport have reported the horrific news that Modric’s cousin was kidnapped and killed while she was working in El Salvador. Her body was found in the boot of a car. Susana Modric, 40 years old, was kidnapped on Monday. Her body was found two […]

Life and Death Among the Gangs of Central America

El Niño Hollywood was a scrappy preteen, dirt-poor and wide-eyed, when he met Chepe Furia. The 26-year-old, hardened by he Mara Salvatrucha gang on the streets of Los Angeles, had recently returned o El Salvador to build his child army. Show More Summary

Panama Papers – Officials Raid Mossack Fonseca’s San Salvador Offices

El Salvador’s attorney general’s office announced on Twitter that government agents seized numerous computers and documents during a Friday raid on Mossack Fonseca’s offices in the capital San Salvador, reported Vice News on Saturday. Show More Summary

El Salvador Aims an ‘Iron Fist’ at Children

This article originally appeared at InSight Crime. Authorities in El Salvador are proposing to toughen legislation against minors in order to combat the growth of gangs, a sign officials are ready to use the “iron fist” security approach against juveniles. On April 7, Attorney General Douglas Arquímedes Meléndez Ruiz presented...

Panama Papers: El Salvador raids Mossack Fonseca office

Documents and equipment seized by authorities in investigation of Mossack Fonseca, firm at centre of data leak scandal.

Mossack Fonseca Documents, Computers Seized in El Salvador Raids

The offices of Mossack Fonseca, a Panama firm selling offshore companies that has come to public attention amid the Panama Papers leak, have been raided in El Salvador, social media reports say.

Why El Salvador Raided the Offices of Mossack Fonseca

SAN SALVADOR (Reuters) - Authorities in El Salvador on Friday raided the local offices of Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca, seizing documents and equipment, the country's attorney general's office said. The Panama-based law firm is...Show More Summary

Here’s what happens when women are punished for having abortions

Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump said women should be punished for having abortions if the procedure is illegal in the US. In El Salvador, women are punished for having abortions. Some Salvadoran women say the near-total ban on abortions ends up punishing those who haven’t even attempted to terminate their pregnancies. Paula Avila-Guillen — a [...]Show More Summary

Two Salvadoran gangsters walk into a church

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SAN SALVADOR — For such a small country, just 6 million people, and one not in openly declared war, the number of killings El Salvador endures is hard to fathom. So far this year, there have been more than 2,000 murders (the D.C. metro region, with roughly the same population, has had 52). Many consider El Salvador's homicide rate to […]

How to Hack an Election

Andres Sepulveda tells Bloomberg he rigged major political campaigns over a period of eight years in Nicaragua, Panama, Honduras, El Salvador, Colombia, Mexico, Costa Rica, Guatemala, and Venezuela. “With a budget of $600,000, the Peña Nieto job was by far [...]

El Salvador’s State of Emergency Threatens Activists

In the face of record-breaking rates of violence, the government of El Salvador is considering declaring a state of emergency in the country’s most violent municipalities, suspending certain constitutional rights for residents of those cities.  The crisis in El Salvador has reached such horrific proportions that more homicides were registered in 2015 than any year during the […]

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