An Australian-based mining company is taking over a mine in El Salvador, blocked by their government for environmental reasons. The miners have legal power on their side, writes Jemma Williams
Latin America: According to the U.N., the percentage of people in Latin America and the Caribbean living in poverty this year has gone unchanged compared to 2012. El Salvador: A lawsuit was filed against the Salvadoran government onShow More Summary
As anti-abortion sentiment grows more extreme, it's inevitable that it will start to interfere with the ability of women to get medical care even when they're losing wanted pregnancies. In El Salvador, the eagerness to arrest women caught illegally aborting has led to the government charging women who have miscarried wanted pregnancies with murder. Show More Summary
- The U.S. has extended Iranian sanction waivers to a few countries - In El Salvador, there exists memory and repression - “Techies vs. NSA: Encryption arms race escalates” - “DHS agent cites private medical history to deny disabled Canadian woman entry to U.S.”
As a child, Melvin Ernesto Cortez-Ortega didn’t have much to play with. His childhood years in El Salvador and Mexico were spent playing with marbles and dirt. The closest thing he got to a toy car was plucking a stick from a tree and pushing it through the dirt, his brother, Oscar Cortez-Ortega said. Show More Summary
It was a cold and wet July Saturday, but I was sitting in the warm offices of El Salvador’s Red Cross.
Christians who evangelize in some of El Salvador's most dangerous areas pose a threat to gang members who ambush them as soon as they step foot in their neighborhoods to verify that they are a part of a church and not undercover police posing as evangelicals.
New York, NY—An illegal alien who sneaked across the porous U.S./Mexico border from El Salvador to go on an MS-13 gang crime spree and murder rampage has been sentenced to life in a U.S. prison. Carlos Ortega (aka “Silencio”), a former...Show More Summary
Just two days before an important anniversary, Salvadorans were given a horrible reminder of the type of wartime atrocities that they had hoped were behind them.
Yep, Portland found one more thing they could infuse with booze. This time, a beautiful single origin coffee from El Salvador, aged in an oak Pinot Noir barrel.
Alfredo Prieto sits alone 23 hours a day in a locked, seventy-square-feet box. The lights never go out. According to trial records, Prieto grew up tough circumstances in war-torn El Salvador, escaped with his family to California. He...Show More Summary
A new campaign conflates wildly different realities, putting restrictions on all birth control (Philippines) and the criminalization of miscarriages (El Salvador) on the same level as abortion clinic regulations (North Dakota, USA) and the presence of pro-life demonstrators (Texas, USA). Show More Summary
From the outside, the Conejo Creek Condos look like anywhere else in the Ventura County suburban community. Inside is more chaotic. Immigrants from rural Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras who live packed into the units call the complex Las Casitas.
Between late September and mid-October, 114 sea turtles washed up dead on El Salvador's beaches. All across Central America, the same thing is happening: In Guatemala, 115 have died this year; in Costa Rica, 280; late last year, 200 died in Panama. In Nicaragua, in addition to the turtle deaths,...
SALINITAS, El Salvador (Reuters) - Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Inc, the world's biggest fair-trade coffee buyer, expects to purchase about a fifth more coffee during the new fiscal year, up from 180 million pounds last year, said a top company buyer...
During the traditional "La Calbiuza" parade, or "Pumpkin Festival," on the eve of All Souls Day, locals dress in haunting costumes based on characters from indigenous Salvadoran mythology. The parade takes place in Tonacatepeque on the outskirts of the Salvadoran capital.&nb …
Just when justice began to appear within reach, the church dashed the hopes of the victims and their families by throwing the future of this evidence into doubt.
In a new documentary funded in part by WikiLeaks, forensic investigator Israel Ticas uncovers the scary truth buried beneath a gang truce.
This Friday, Apple will be launching the iPhone 5s and 5c in sixteen new countries: Albania, Armenia, Bahrain, Colombia, El Salvador, Guam, Guatemala, India, Macedonia, Malaysia, Mexico, Moldova, Montenegro, Saudi Arabia, Turkey and the United Arab Emirates. Show More Summary
While the United States hasn't yet devolved to throwing women in jail for miscarrying like El Salvador has, the anti-abortion movement's attempt to criminalize pregnancy with "fetal endangerment" laws is already leading to arrests here at home. Show More Summary