El Salvador

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Even criminals raise their prices when they form cartels | Torsten Bell
In El Salvador, violence and murders fell after rivals agreed a non-compete deal, but extortion rates soared

Torsten Bell

17, Jan, 2021 @6:45 AM

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‘I felt like I was born again’: first non-binary person granted UK refugee status
Initially refused asylum, a judge on appeal ruled that Arthur Britney Joestar would suffer persecution if sent back to El Salvador

Nicola Kelly

30, Dec, 2020 @8:45 AM

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El Salvador woman freed after six years in jail following stillbirth
Cindy Erazo was accused of aggravated homicide after an obstetric emergency

Liz Ford

24, Sep, 2020 @1:50 PM

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Ex-Salvadoran colonel jailed for 1989 murder of Spanish Jesuits
Inocente Orlando Montano, 77, convicted in Madrid for carrying out civil war atrocity

Sam Jones in Madrid

11, Sep, 2020 @12:39 PM

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Spanish trial brings hope of justice for victims of Salvadoran death squads
Thirty years after murder of eight people, including six Jesuits, those who ordered deaths may finally face consequences

Sam Jones in Madrid

07, Sep, 2020 @4:00 AM

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Ex-Salvadoran colonel to be tried over murder of six priests in 1989
Inocente Orlando Montano accused of planning atrocity aimed at stopping peace talks

Sam Jones in Madrid

07, Jun, 2020 @5:05 PM

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How coronavirus has halted Central American migration to the US
Border closures and strict lockdowns have led to a steep decline in the number of migrants coming from Central America

Jeff Ernst

02, Apr, 2020 @10:32 AM

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Javier Pérez de Cuéllar obituary
Peruvian politician and diplomat who served for two terms as the UN secretary general and helped to end the war between Iran and Iraq in the 1980s

Richard Gott

05, Mar, 2020 @5:38 PM

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Nayib Bukele's military stunt raises alarming memories in El Salvador
The country’s popular, social media-savvy president marched troops into the parliament to demand $109m in security funds

David Agren

16, Feb, 2020 @10:00 AM

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More than two-thirds of migrants fleeing Central American region had family taken or killed
Study finds 42.5% interviewees leaving Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador reported the violent death of a relative

David Agren in Mexico City

11, Feb, 2020 @5:06 PM

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Hundreds of Salvadorans deported by US were killed or abused, report reveals
Human Rights Watch says 138 Salvadorans were murdered from 2013 to 2019 and 70 others were abused or sexually assaulted

Nina Lakhani

05, Feb, 2020 @7:30 AM

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Trump's plan for those seeking safe haven: a ticket to the violent heart of Central America
The US has signed agreements to send vulnerable asylum seekers to Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador – experts describe the plan as a recipe for disaster

Tom Phillips in San Pedro Sula and Jo Tuckman in Mexico City

27, Sep, 2019 @5:51 PM

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