Why This Former Salvadoran Guerrilla is Now Fighting for Reproductive Rights
Why This Former Salvadoran Guerrilla is Now Fighting for Reproductive Rights
By Raquel Reichard | 07/13/2016 - 12:31

Morena Herrera fought as a guerilla against government forces in El Salvador for more than a decade.


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Salvadoreña Denied Asylum Review After Being Gang Raped in Her Home Country
Salvadoran Woman Denied Asylum Review After Brutal Gang Rape
By Cindy Casares | 05/20/2016 - 09:58

A 35-year-old undocumented woman, identified in court documents as E.G.S., has been denied a second review of her asylum case after she declared in a legal document that she was raped multiple times by members o


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El Salvador Becoming Most Dangerous Place in the World Due to Gang Violence
El Salvador Becoming Most Dangerous Place in the World Due to Gang Violence
By Zayda Rivera | 12/30/2015 - 19:32

Ever wondered what caused the surge of immigrants from El Salvador that crossed the border into the U.S. in recent years? Just take a look at what they left behind.


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First Six Immigrant Teens Arrive to U.S. Through Central American Minors Program
First Six Immigrant Teens Arrive to U.S. Through Central American Minors Program
By Raquel Reichard | 11/18/2015 - 11:49

Six immigrant teenagers arrived in the U.S.


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A Couple Has Been Reunited With Their Son Switched At Birth In El Salvador Hospital
Couple Reunited With Son After Being Given The Wrong Baby In Salvadoran Hospital
By Cristina Arreola | 09/09/2015 - 09:50

A Texas-based couple are "absolutely thrilled" to be reuinted with their biological son after doctors in El Salvador mistakenly sent them home with the wrong baby three months ago. 


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Women in El Salvador Rush to Dye Their Hair in Order to Prevent Being Killed
How a Trip to the Salon is Helping Women in El Salvador Escape Murder
By Raquel Reichard | 06/23/2015 - 10:35

Women in El Salvador are scurrying to local salons to dye their hair dark after rumors began to spread across the Central Amer


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El Salvador Soccer Team Wrong Anthem Washington DC
This Is Awkward: Salvadoran Soccer Team Honored With Wrong National Anthem
By Cristina Arreola | 03/31/2015 - 10:16

Well, this is awkward.


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El Salvador: Women Can Be Jailed for Miscarrying
El Salvador: Women Can Be Jailed for Miscarrying
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 10/21/2013 - 16:20

Latin America is known for having some of the harshest anti-abortion laws, but El Salvador's may be the toughest.

According to BBC News, women in El Salvador who suffer a miscarriage or experience a stillbirth are often accused of inducing an abortion, and can even be jailed for murder.


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Argentina Pro-Choice Protest
Where Do Latin American Countries Stand on Abortion?
By Amaris Castillo | 06/04/2013 - 16:26

The abortion debate was shaken to its core this week after a Salvadoran woman’s pregnancy found itself at the center of great controversy. The ill 22-year-old (known only as Beatriz to protect her identity) had asked courts in El Salvador for – and been denied – an abortion because of her high-risk pregnancy. Abortion is banned in El Salvador, as well as in many other areas of Latin America.


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President Obama Wraps Up First Trip Through Latin America
By Mariela Rosario | 03/23/2011 - 15:30

President Obama just wrapped up his first trip as President of the United States to Latin America. He had to cut his trip a little short due to the crisis in Libya and the decision to intervene, but he was still able to hit all his planned stops in Brazil, Chile and El Salvador.

With his whole family in tow, President Obama met with President Dilma Rousseff, Sebastian Pinera and Mauricio Funes before hopping back on Air Force One to return to Washington DC.


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