Regions / El Salvador
In a country with strict anti-abortion laws, spontaneous pregnancy losses can mean decades behind bars.
Even women who live in countries where abortion is legal often face obstacles to obtaining safe abortions — thanks, in part, to the United States.
Call it blowback: How one Salvadoran union organizer survived torture by U.S.-backed security forces and took his activism north of the border.
The "Biden Plan" for Central America treats refugee children as a national security threat.
Latin America's transition out of dictatorship hinged on two words the U.S. would be wise to heed: "Never again."
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?