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There's one person she leans on more than most for advice in such decisions - her mother, Magdalene Menyongaro, 48, who came to the US from Liberia 24 years ago, fleeing the country's civil war. Gworlekaju and Menyongaro live in a modest apartment in the north-west suburbs of Minneapolis, an ... war
... boat that was stopped carrying close to 700 kilos of pure cocaine in the Pacific Ocean hundreds of miles south of the Guatemala-El Salvador border. ... The U.S. and Mexican military relationship has strengthened since the two nations signed the 2008 Merida Initiative to work together in the drug war. Mexico

Rudi Lopez fled his native El Salvador as a young man, hidden and huddled in the back of a fume-filled gasoline tanker with dozens of others seeking a new life in the United States. ... The status is reserved for people fleeing armed conflict or an environmental disaster, such as a hurricane, flood or drought.
For 38 years, Catholics from El Salvador have marked the date Archbishop Oscar Romero was assassinated. This year's March 24 anniversary will be a ... Pyle co-wrote the documentary "Children of Memory" about the disappeared Children in El Salvador's civil war. The families she interviewed had a lot ...
The near-anarchy stemmed from a deadly Civil War in the 1980s, one made longer by American involvement. El Salvador was War-ravaged as government-led forces and left-wing revolutionaries battled for control. Around 75,000 people died in the Salvadoran Civil War. Five percent of the ... Alabama woman

... for Archbishop Oscar Romero, a beloved advocate for the poor and a fierce critic of El Salvador's civil war who was slain in 1980 by a right-wing death squad. ... is being attacked by the federal administration," said Assemblywoman Wendy Carrillo (D-Los Angeles), whose father died in El Salvador's war.
It's one consequence of the brutal civil war in the 1980s from which El Salvador has never recovered; 75,000 people died. Many more were displaced. Many migrated to the U.S., and many of those deported back here have been responsible for escalating gang violence that has given this country the ...
The gang was founded in Los Angeles in the 1980s by migrants fleeing El Salvador's civil war, which pitted a U.S.-backed military regime against Marxist rebels. Landing in neighborhoods dominated by black and Mexican gangs, the new arrivals banded together to defend themselves. When the gang ...
Trump officials tend to omit that the street gang was formed in the 1980s in Los Angeles by refugees from El Salvador's civil war—a war fueled in part by Washington—and that the gang was effectively exported to El Salvador through deportations from the United States. Yet the federal government's current ...
SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador - More than 25 years after the end of its civil war, families in El Salvador are still searching for an estimated 3,000 children who disappeared in the fighting. The country's military has so far refused to open its archives from that period to allow an investigation into the ...
California was a safe refuge from El Salvador, but trauma from the war haunted Vicente as a teenager. He grew up and went to school in Bell Gardens, just south of Los Angeles. Kids made fun of Vicente's accent. He felt different, even from other young immigrant students at school. The teacher of an ESL ...
Liliana Bloch has known the pain of war. During her days at a university in her native El Salvador, one of her closest friends "was kidnapped and murdered. That's when I said, 'I'm done with this country.' " Now 48, Bloch came into the world in 1969, arriving in the same lush summer as Woodstock and men ...
El Salvador holds legislative and municipal elections every three years. According to most polls, ARENA is leading the preferences for both legislative and municipal elections, with the FMLN in close second place. ARENA is currently the biggest party in the Legislative Assembly, with 35 seats, followed by ...
Cordova grew up on a rural farm in El Salvador at a time when civil war was happening in the Central American country. The government was at war ... His uncles and grandfather died in the conflict, and that was the catalyst for the family to abandon the farm and move to the city. Since the farmers had ...
Nevertheless, El Salvador still ranks as one of the most violent on earth, with 60 murders per 100,000 inhabitants in 2017. But local civil society organizations .... The transition process after the civil war has taken a long time but right now there are signs that things are moving. I hope we will not have to wait ...
El Salvador Restaurant, 2316 S. 6th St., is Milwaukee's (and perhaps Wisconsin's) only Salvadoran eatery and, quite possibly, the easiest place in town ... to work as a restaurateur, he received an electricians certification in Los Angeles and, prior to that, fled the Central American Civil War in the late 1980s.

During El Salvador's civil war, Vicente often had to walk around dead bodies on his way to school. (Levi Bridges/KQED). His mother was anxious to get her children out of the country. She returned to El Salvador in 1981 to take Vicente and his younger brother and sister to California. She had married a U.S. ...
Liliana Bloch has known the pain of war. During her days at a university in her native El Salvador, one of her closest friends "was kidnapped and murdered. That's when I said, 'I'm done with this country.' " Now 48, Bloch came into the world in 1969, arriving in the same lush summer as Woodstock and men ...
Mano dura was adopted in 2003 under El Salvador's then-president, Francisco Flores, who came to power in 1999. More than a decade had passed since the end of the Salvadoran Civil War, a 12-year conflict in which more than 75,000 people died. The policy was adopted even though the murder rate ...
The legal status afforded by the TPS program allowed her to gain residency with the sponsorship of her father, who received political asylum during El Salvador's civil war. But she says the decision has rattled the small Salvadoran community in Neosho. She fears for the friends and relatives who may be ...
El Salvador was first added to the list in the 1980s as a result of a bloody civil war that lasted 12 years and left 75,000 dead. In 2001, when a pair of earthquakes badly impaired the country's infrastructure, these protections were renewed. In the books below, two writers captured life during the civil war, while ...
Maria Angulo was in the fourth grade when she and her family went to California from El Salvador on a tourist visa. When Temporary Protective Status was offered to Salvadorans in 2001 after two earthquakes devastated the small Central American country, they were granted TPS. Angulo, a judicial ...
Maria Angulo never thought it would happen to her. Born 28 years ago in war-torn El Salvador, she followed her parents legally into the United States when she was in fourth grade. She has since enjoyed a life nowhere near what some call “the shadows” of immigration,. Angulo graduated from Kansas ...
But Haiti and El Salvador, two countries Trump denounced, lay bare our moral bankruptcy. ... For those who stayed, life became a sickening distortion of pre-conflict routine. Rev. ... Forcing people back to Haiti and El Salvador is like shepherding victims into burning homes — structures we've set ablaze.
The U.S.-fueled war drove tens of thousands of Salvadorans to flee the violence for safety in the United States. In the mid-90s, Clinton allowed their “temporary protected status” to expire. This decision contributed to the gang violence that marks El Salvador today—not long ago, when a day passed without a ...
U.S. policies helped create gang culture in El Salvador, a country with no previous history of U.S.-style gangs and gang warfare. ... 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.
While temporary status is sometimes granted because of war or extreme political turmoil, the Bush administration added El Salvador to the list after a natural disaster, not a man-made one. But a man-made disaster did befall this unfortunate country not so long ago, in the form of United States support for a ...
The last time the United States mass-deported people to El Salvador was in the 1990s, when the country's long civil war ended. Salvadorans who had come of age in low-income, violence-riddled communities in the United States took that violence back to El Salvador in the form of gangs modeled after ...
The violence that today gnaws at the fabric of El Salvador has its origins in the United States. During the country's civil war, from 1980 to 1992, an American-backed government waged a scorched-earth campaign against leftist guerrillas. The conflict claimed 75,000 lives. “First, they motivated us in the war ...
The civil war helped fuel an exodus of refugees to the U.S., with many Salvadorans landing in cities like Los Angeles — the first use of TPS was, in fact, designed as a protection for Salvadorans fleeing the conflict. Growing up in struggling communities, some first-generation Salvadorans came together to ...
El Salvador was on the TPS list in the 1990s during its long and bloody civil war, but was removed in 1992 (though a related program, Deferred Enforced .... But the federal government has the authority to grant or extend TPS based on “ongoing armed conflict” or “other extraordinary temporary conditions.
Maria Angulo never thought it would happen to her. Born 28 years ago in war-torn El Salvador, she followed her parents legally into the United States when she was in fourth grade. She has since enjoyed a life nowhere near what some call “the shadows” of immigration,. Angulo graduated from Kansas ...
But his first drafts were more so a reaction to his childhood and shrouded memories of El Salvador: when the civil war tore his family apart; when his ... Thousands were tortured, killed or “disappeared” during the 1980s conflict that pitted government forces against leftist guerrilla groups, with much of the ...
El Salvador's bloody civil war ended on Jan. 16, 1992, after 12 years of fighting that cost at least 70,000 Salvadorans their lives. Since then, gangs and organized crime have made El Salvador one of the world's most violent countries. But today, 26 years since the signing of the Chapultepec Peace Accords, ...
Consider the facts: outside active war zones, Mexico, El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras have emerged as some of the most dangerous ...
Victims of El Salvador's Civil War Demand Reparations ... Comprehensive Reparations for Victims of the Armed Conflict, because the State has ...
Relatives and loved ones of victims of El Salvador's Civil War have ... government and FMLN leaders, formally ending the conflict in 1992.
Undocumented immigrants from El Salvador wait to be deported on an ... war on immigrants, claiming that the US is punishing El Salvador for ...
Growing up, Lidixe's country was in war. As a civil war raged in El Salvador through the 1980's and into 1992, Lidixe remembered having a ...
He served as a member of the country's Peace Commission that led to the signing of peace accords in 1992, ending El Salvador's civil war.
SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador – El Salvador has launched its first commission to find people still missing from the nation's civil war (1979-1992) in ... during the conflict so that their family members can finally find resolutions.
El Salvador's leftist government has formed a commission to investigate the disappearance of thousands of victims of the country's civil war 25 ...
War crimes from the civil war also remain unpunished, and families of ... Al Hussein said, “El Salvador continues to be worried about the high ...
El Salvador has been wrestling with the aftershocks of its days as a Cold War playground, and its ensuing civil war, ever since that civil war ...
And finally, our solidarity with the people of El Salvador is based on .... deliberately chosen to insert themselves into the political conflict of their nation. ... be endangered by the results of the civil war now raging in El Salvador?
“Twenty-five years after the end of the civil war, El Salvador has proven itself to be a functioning democracy that honours freedom of expression ...
Artist Chronicles the Effects of El Salvador's Civil War ... people were killed during the 12-year conflict that began in 1980 between U.S.-backed ...
Late Sunday morning, hundreds of Civil War reenactors concluded their battle on a rolling .... "We had our own war," she said of El Salvador.
... was under an arms embargo—in order to finance illegal support for anti-communist Contras in the El Salvador civil war, which also had been ...


 

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