Man crossing Mexico border collapses and dies in US custody Inside El Salvador’s state-sponsored persecution of vulnerable women El Salvador proposes 50 years in jail for women who have an abortion Father thought to be sixth adult to die at migrant detention centre this year Archbishop Oscar Romero cleared for sainthood by Pope Francis, Woman faces 20 years in jail for trying to abort her rapist's baby

Migrants who drowned at US border ‘were desperate for a better life’

Homeland security chief 'cannot remember if Trump said "s***hole"' 7.0 magnitude earthquake hits El Salvador and Nicaragua

El Salvador celebrates country’s first murder-free day in two years Football fan riots kill three as team bus ruined in bitter derby clash

Trump claims border wall would have prevented migrant drowning deaths Rutilio Grande, a Jesuit priest who inspired St. Oscar Romero and was himself a victim of El Salvador’s right-wing death squads, a step closer...SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — President Nayib Bukele said Tuesday he will obey a Supreme Court order that he stop pressuring lawmakers to approve a $109 million loan he is seeking to bolster El...SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — Lawmakers suspended work by commissions in congress Monday, including a treasury committee responsible for debating a $109 million security loan sought by...SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — Hundreds of supporters of Salvadoran President Nayib Bukele heeded his call to converge on the country's parliament Sunday after lawmakers refused to gather to...SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — El Salvador is not ready to receive asylum seekers from the United States and will not accept them until it can offer them the necessary protections and support,...WASHINGTON (AP) — At least 138 people deported to El Salvador from the United States in recent years were subsequently killed, Human Rights Watch says in a report that comes as the Trump...BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A man from El Salvador who twice re-entered the U.S. after getting deported has been sentenced to 16 years in prison for killing his ex-girlfriend's new...SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — Prosecutors asked El Salvador's congress Monday to lift the immunity from prosecution of a legislator who they allege was involved in secret talks with street...SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — El Salvador's forensic institute on Thursday turned over to family members the remains of six of the more than 200 rural residents killed by soldiers in August...SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — In one of the first cases of its kind, a court in El Salvador ordered a man held in jail Thursday pending trial on charges he promoted the formation of a migrant...One month after winning her release from immigration detention, a transgender woman from El Salvador with several illnesses was arrested and taken back to the same jail because the U.S. government...SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — A judge in El Salvador asked Interpol to issue a red note detention order for Sigfrido Reyes, the former president of the country’s congress, and three other...WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump administration agreements with Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras that allow U.S. immigration officials to send asylum seekers to the Central American nations violate the...MEXICO CITY (AP) — The United States began sending Honduran and Salvadoran asylum seekers to Guatemala in November and last week said it would expand the practice to Mexicans.

Virus lockdown ends in El Salvador amid clash of authorities June 14, 2020 El Salvador worker explains why he risks coronavirus to grow US's food Browse The Independent’s complete collection of articles and commentary on El Salvador. Now, those...Several years ago, Camila Díaz left her native El Salvador and went to the United States, looking for a place where she would be safer as a transgender...SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — President Nayib Bukele said Friday he has vetoed a national reconciliation bill approved earlier this week by lawmakers, arguing that it would result in impunity...LIMA, Peru (AP) — One month after a gas tanker leak triggered fires and explosions that killed 30 people in the Peruvian capital, traumatized survivors and relatives of victims are still waiting...El Salvador's congress has passed a law allowing judges to reduce sentences for crimes committed during the country's 1980-1992 civil war, drawing criticism from the president and rights...VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has moved the Rev.

El Salvador goes a day without any murders for first time in two years President fires officials over Twitter during first week in office US president has been stepping up anti-immigration rhetoric Mercedes Casanellas was suspicious when she noticed the features of her newborn differed from those of the boy doctors had handed her the day after she gave birth

Woman with brain tumour 'removed from hospital and held in detention' Armed militia groups plan to halt migrants caravan at US border Trump 'called countries s**houses not s***oles' US will invest billions across Latin America to reduce emigration