News El Salvador: Tropical Storm Amanda weakens after killing 17 people in El Salvador and Guatemala, could reform next week in Gulf of Mexico
Tropical Storm Amanda dissipated after killing 17 people in El Salvador and Guatemala, but its remnants could form another major disturbance.
As the jobless rate among Hispanics in the U.S. surged to close to 20% in April, remittances to El Salvador plunged 40% from the same month last year, central bank figures show.
Under El Salvador's strict abortion laws, women can be sentenced to long prison terms. Here are some of their stories.
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For more than 20 years, abortion has been banned in El Salvador and scores of women have been jailed. Now, advocacy groups are calling for those women to be released from prison due to the coronavirus. CBS News reporter Kate Smith traveled to the Central American country to explore the issue for the CBS News Digital documentary "Jailed for Abortion in El Salvador," and she joins CBSN with more.
Elected as a transformative leader who would propel the country forward, Nayib Bukele is now reminding critics of the country’s past autocrats, with his reliance on the military.
Streaking down the front of a curving wave, the little girl balances fleetingly before tumbling -- she is one of dozens of poor kids in El Salvador getting a tantalizing chance to surf their way out of poverty. El Zonte on the Central American country's coast is a world surfing mecca, where powerful
EL SALVADOR’S president, Nayib Bukele, imposed some of the earliest and toughest measures in the Americas to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus, with some success: As of Friday midday, the ...
SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador – Hygiene supplies are urgently needed among women in prisons and quarantine centres in El Salvador. Women in prisons in El Salvador are at high risk COVID-19 infection.
News El Salvador: El Salvador and Honduras to receive support from the World Bank to strengthen their response to COVID-19 (coronavirus)
WASHINGTON, D.C., April 17, 2020 – The World Bank approved two loans of US$20 million each to support El Salvador and Honduras’ immediate response to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. These ...
El Salvador President Nayib Bukele, for the third time in 10 days, on April 16, 2020, publicly dismissed Supreme Court rulings to respect fundamental rights while enforcing quarantine regulations.
El Salvador recently celebrated a historic feat: For two days in a row last month, the country recorded not a single homicide. In a nation that for years led the world in per-capita killings, the 48 ...
News El Salvador: El Salvador Tries to Get Ahead of the Coronavirus Epidemic by Employing Quarantine Measures, Stimulus, and Hip-Hop
President Nayib Bukele of El Salvador.Noel Celis/Pool via GettyImages Thousands of people tuned in to Instagram last Tuesday evening as Puerto Rican rapper René Pérez Joglar—who performs under the ...
El Salvador's once-startling homicide numbers have fallen again, the government reported Wednesday, and some experts said the lock-down for the coronavirus pandemic may be playing a role.
SAN SALVADOR/GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) - The governments of El Salvador and Guatemala announced curfews on Saturday that will restrict the movement of their residents, as Central America ramps up its fight to contain the rapidly spreading novel coronavirus. Salvadoran President Nayib Bukele ordered residents
El Salvadorâs President Nayib Bukele was one of Latin Americaâs first to take strong measures against COVID-19, prompting both praise and concern.
News El Salvador: El Salvador is trying suspects in the notorious El Mozote massacre. The judge is demanding crucial evidence: U.S. government records.
Now the Trump administration will have to decide what to hand over. So far, it has offered nothing. The Mozote trial, which began in 2016, is considered a milestone in El Salvador’s reckoning with its ...
News El Salvador: El Salvador's president says the country has no coronavirus cases, declares a national quarantine
Public health analysts have warned that poor and marginalized people are at a heightened risk as the virus spreads. El Salvador earlier banned travelers from China, South Korea, Italy, Iran, France, ...