Regions / El Salvador
Do we think people who armed death squads and started wars really want to “bring democracy” to Venezuela?
U.S. policies helped create the refugee crisis in Central America. Better ones can help resolve it.
From the Muslim Ban to family separations, the U.S. is cruelly restricting refugees from conflicts it helped create.
The sanctuary movement needs an anti-war voice.
We often debate the pros and cons of welcoming immigrants here. We seldom consider the U.S. impact on the countries they leave.
The president's "open hand" to Democrats is full of poison pills.
Trump's racist remarks are offensive. The brutal excesses of U.S. foreign policy are worse.
U.S. environmentalists take note: El Salvador's activists proved that a national consensus on environmentalism can be forged one town at a time.
After a long struggle, El Salvador just proved that with enough civil society support, even a very poor country can stand up to powerful global mining firms.
Several countries afflicted by the Zika virus are asking women to delay getting pregnant. Yet local laws — and U.S. foreign aid rules — make it impossible for many to get a safe abortions.