Regions / El Salvador
Warnings about the human and environmental costs of “free trade” went unheeded. Now the most vulnerable Central Americans are paying the price.
The Obama administration is making it harder for Central Americans to get refugee status.
Hundreds of protesters recently gathered at the World Bank to shame a gold mining firm’s shakedown of one of Central America’s poorest countries.
In an obscure World Bank court, a multinational mining firm is suing El Salvador for attempting to protect its citizens from deadly mining pollution.
U.S. civil society is more critical of Israeli actions in Palestine than ever. When will the U.S. government catch up?
Four myths American exceptionalists peddle about the U.S. president and America's role in the world.
Central American children fleeing poverty and gang violence are refugees—often from situations U.S. policies have helped to create—and they should be treated as such.
Decades of short-sighted, inhumane U.S. policies have brought a child refugee crisis to America's door.
Gold-digging multinationals are fueling political violence and environmental devastation in El Salvador, but communities are fighting back.
Washington is threatening to withhold development aid unless El Salvador adopts economic policies that Salvadorans just voted against.