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Cruz grew up during that traumatic time as the U.S-backed Salvadoran government fought leftist rebels. She remembers neighbors snatched from their homes by soldiers. She remembers her father instructing the family to hide from airstrikes and gunshots under tables and chairs he built with his own hands ...
The Salvadoran government has yet to prosecute anyone for Romero's murder, although the perpetrators, some already deceased, are widely known due to information gathered by a U.N. Truth Commission, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights and a civil case in the U.S. Federal District Court ...

El Salvador has some of toughest abortion laws in the world, so strict that women have gone to jail for having miscarriages or stillbirths. But the country has recently begun commuting some of those sentences, prompting hopes the country is at a turning point. Ross Lord reports.
The Salvadoran government has yet to prosecute anyone for Romero's murder, although the perpetrators, some already deceased, are widely known due to information gathered by a U.N. Truth Commission, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights and a civil case in the U.S. Federal District Court ...
In December 1980, nine months after Romero was killed, four American churchwomen were murdered by Salvadoran government forces because of their work with the poor. A month after that, two American advisers from the AFL-CIO were gunned down by a right-wing death squad for their work on land ...
Salvadoran government officials, however, have told the White House they are facing terrific levels of violence due to gangs that originated in the U.S. The country's murder rate is 109 per 100,000 people — one of the highest in the world — and the influx of tens of thousands of people at once would further ...

In 1982, Secretary of State George Shultz tapped him, along with two other lawyers at his private practice, to evaluate the government of El Salvador's response to the 1980 murders there of four American churchwomen. In 2007, Defense Secretary Robert Gates called on West to investigate the care being ...
In 1982, he was one of three lawyers tapped by Secretary of State George Shultz to evaluate the government of El Salvador's response to the 1980 murders there of four American churchwomen. In 2007, Defense Secretary Robert Gates called on West to investigate the care being delivered at Walter Reed ...
The government of El Salvador is implementing strategic actions that have brought about significant progress in the population's health and nutrition; however, the problem of malnutrition persists, with limited access to food in some municipalities and malnutrition caused by both deficit and excess.
According to the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women, “Salvadoran government's hostility towards abortion endangers the health and lives of women”, holding a complete ban on abortion, even in cases of rape. El Salvador, Nicaragua and Dominican Republic are ...
The administrations of Presidents Jimmy Carter and Ronald Reagan provided more than $4 billion in military and economic aid to the Salvadoran government in an effort to squash the leftist uprising. In a country marked by extreme economic inequality, the left-wing revolutionaries were fighting to overthrow ...
SAN SALVADOR – The Salvadoran government received “with joy” news of the impending canonization of Archbishop Oscar Arnulfo Romero, murdered in 1980 by ... “The government of El Salvador expresses its joy over the Vatican's announcement approving the decree that will make the canonization of Monsignor Oscar ...
The Salvadoran government had also urged the U.S. to extend TPS protections. El Salvador Foreign Minister Hugo Martinez said before the decision was announced that ending TPS "would mean breaking up families that are in the U.S.". Martinez added that because the U.S. grants citizenship to those ...
The condemnation of global organizations is increasing external pressure on the Salvadoran government. But the real legwork is being done by local activists who are using advanced advocacy strategies to change both the laws and social norms from within the country. The combined external and internal ...
The condemnation of global organizations is increasing external pressure on the Salvadoran government. But the real legwork is being done by local activists who are using advanced advocacy strategies to change both the laws and social norms from within the country. The combined external and internal ...
Moody's Recognizes Economic Management of Salvadoran Government. Moody's Recognizes Economic Management of Salvadoran Government. Moody's Recognizes Economic Management of Salvadoran Government. 27 de febrero de 2018, 11:52San Salvador, Feb 27 (Prensa Latina) The recent ...
The Salvadoran government also paid an attorney to attend, said Salvadoran consulate Erika Arevalo. “This is specifically targeted to one immigrant community that has a tremendous need for staying legal in the country over the next 18 months,” Smith said, adding that he did not know the reason for the ...

The Salvadoran government underscored recent arrests of gang leaders and hits to their criminal organizations, as well as joint efforts with Honduras and Guatemala, collectively known as the Northern Triangle. In September, the U.S. Justice Department and authorities from El Salvador, Guatemala and ...
But he was also connected to the ranfla, communicating regularly with its top tier, passing messages and seemingly coordinating movement of the gang in the criminal realm, the Salvadoran government would later allege. Romero would argue that it was part of his work with calmados. Prosecutors say he ...
02:18:15 GOOFY talks about Case 640 (possibly from La Libertad program) 'paro' LUCAS, who has screwed himself over and ended up becoming an 'L' (informant) and screwed over a few or ours, and they want to 'T' (kill him on site),” the minutes of the meeting transcribed by the Salvadoran government ...
A year later, Salvadoran government soldiers, who had been trained by the U.S. military, massacred more than 800 villagers in El Mozote over three days. About half of the victims were children. Montenegro's father traveled the country as a minister and had brushes with the violence. "Numerous times they ...
Between 2013 and November 2016, the Salvadoran government opened 662 femicide cases, but only 5 percent reached a conviction. With pervasive gender inequality and widespread impunity, part of the reason for the epidemic of violence against women may simply be that assailants believe that they ...
But he was also connected to the ranfla, communicating regularly with its top tier, passing messages and seemingly coordinating movement of the gang in the criminal realm, the Salvadoran government would later allege. Romero would argue that it was part of his work with calmados. Prosecutors say he ...
The group will meet with senior Salvadoran government officials, legislators, U.S. embassy officials, as well as representatives with the Salvadoran American Leadership and Education Fund, a leading organization for promoting civic participation and representation of Salvadoran and other Latino ...
As part of the 36th anniversary of El Mozote Massacre, the government divulged the following information made available by records that have been collected since last year: “The record contains the names of 1698 victims. Of the 1698 victims, 986 were executed during El Mozote massacre, of which 552 ...
The U.S. had supported the Salvadoran government against left-wing rebel groups. Thousands of Salvadorans began the long trek to the U.S., seeing it as the most desirable destination, with much better economic opportunities. They were used to working hard and just wanted to carve out a piece of the ...
The U.S. had supported the Salvadoran government against left-wing rebel groups. Thousands of Salvadorans began the long trek to the U.S., seeing it as the most desirable destination, with much better economic opportunities. They were used to working hard and just wanted to carve out a piece of the ...
Additionally, spare a thought for the poor El Salvadoran government, which is panicking at the prospect of an instant 3.2 percent population increase from Trump mass deporting 200,000 refugees. (Imagine the U.S. having to handle a sudden influx of 10 million people with few connections, no jobs, and no ...
Government of El Salvador is negotiating with Qatar to send former US #TPS-holders there to be employed as guestworkers: Would mean they'd go from having labor rights to being indentured workers under an abusive sponsorship system where employers own them. https://t.co/BV8eK3JtCR.
The Salvadoran government was seeking to protect a political and economic model that kept a tiny aristocracy incredibly wealthy, while ordinary working Salvadorans remained in poverty. The government repressed this movement with death squads and child soldiers. Many thousands were executed or ...
“During this timeframe, DHS will work with the Department of State and the Government of El Salvador to help educate relevant stakeholders and facilitate an orderly transition. In addition to materials posted online, DHS components will participate in outreach activities such as teleconferences, town halls ...
Simply put, the government of El Salvador was ill-equipped to handle the purge. Gang membership numbers surged, along with the corresponding crime rate. Consequently, the Salvadoran government eventually implemented a “tough on crime” approach, i.e. “Mano Dura” or “Iron Fist.” For instance, the ...
According to reports in Al Jazeera and Reuters, the government of El Salvador is in talks with Qatar to see if those migrants expelled from the US can be sent to Qatar. There are a number of ... We shouldn't be unsympathetic to the plight of the Salvadoran government in this case. El Salvador is a country of ...
Simply put, the government of El Salvador was ill-equipped to handle the purge. Gang membership numbers surged, along with the corresponding crime rate. Consequently, the Salvadoran government eventually implemented a “tough on crime” approach, i.e. “Mano Dura” or “Iron Fist.” For instance, the ...
Notably, DOS reports that the government in El Salvador has taken "steps to dismiss and prosecute some officials in the security forces, the executive branch, and the justice system who committed abuses." The Salvadoran government will likely find in its returning TPS nationals strong supporters for those ...
A United Nations Truth Commission established by agreement between the Salvadoran government and the FMLN guerrillas at the end of the civil war in 1992 concluded that U.S. trained security forces had perpetrated 85% of the killings of innocents during the war that left over 75,000 dead. Most of the ...
The Salvadoran government has classified gang members as terrorists. El Salvador has a population of a little over 6 million. “I have seen men who were machines of destruction turned into good men,” said Monsignor Nelson Moz, who runs the gang outreach program at Eben-Ezer Baptist Missionary ...
Finally, if Salvadorans have been among the largest immigrant groups in the U.S., it is in part because they have fled that state terrorism and its long-term consequences that the U.S. cultivated in the 1980s, when Salvadoran government thugs killed Archbishop Oscar Romero, raped and murdered three ...
Afraid of Soviet influence in Central America, President Reagan funded the corrupt government of El Salvador to oppose leftist guerrillas. Caught between equally deadly conscriptions, many Salvadoran men fled to Southern California, where they had trouble assimilating with black and Mexican ...
"We have addressed a note of protest to the government of the United States highlighting in this document also the high value of Salvadorans," the government of El Salvador's statement read, "remembering aspects such as: their contribution in the works for the reconstruction of the Pentagon, after the terrible terrorist ...
The Haitian government said in a statement that it is deeply shocked and outraged. It also said the comment reflects a totally erroneous and racist view of the Haitian community and its contribution to the US. The government of El Salvador says it has sent a letter of protest to the US government.
12 de enero de 2018, 17:15San Salvador, Jan 12 (Prensa Latina) The Salvadoran government rejected today statements made by the President of the United States, Donald Trump, against the Central American country and in impairment of the dignity of other nations, like Haiti. The Salvadoran Executive ...
President Reagan's strategy was to uphold the credibility of the Salvadoran government while simultaneously tarnishing the legitimacy of the FMLN ... The second certification was transmitted on July 27, 1982, and in it the Reagan administration concluded “…that the Government of El Salvador is making a ...
Authorities have 'done' nothing to investigate murders. The Salvadoran government insists it is fighting violence and discrimination based on gender identity and sexual orientation. An amendment to the country's legal code that lawmakers approved in 2015 enhances penalties for anti-LGBT hate crimes.
SAL SALVADOR: Almost 200,000 American children born in the United States risk being separated from their Salvadoran parents if the US government cancels a temporary immigration program, the Salvadoran government said Thursday (Jan 4). Foreign Minister Hugo Martinez told a news conference that ...
“The Salvadoran government does not currently have the capacity to adequately handle the return of its TPS population,” because it has an inadequate system for receiving, protecting and integrating into society “internally displaced people and annual returnees,” the letter said. In 2016, about 52,600 ...
The government of El Salvador has also sanctioned repressive policies, albeit in a much more complicated battle against street gangs, which has included strong allegations of extrajudicial killings and death squads. The gangs have responded by targeting off-duty police and military personnel as well as ...
To date, neither the Salvadoran government nor media outlets like Revista Factum have collected data to determine whether or not the practice of planting children with non gang-affiliated women is common among gangs in general, or within the Barrio 18 Revolucionarios faction in particular. However ...
“The Salvadoran government does not currently have the capacity to adequately handle the return of its TPS population,” because it has an inadequate system for receiving, protecting and integrating into society “internally displaced people and annual returnees,” the letter said. In 2016, about 52,600 ...
... basic needs, and that such return will have serious and substantial negative human rights and humanitarian implications. This is due primarily to the ongoing violence in El Salvador and the unwillingness or inability of the Salvadoran government to provide adequate reception conditions for returnees.


 

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