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4 June 2014
Salvador Sánchez Cerén, an ex-guerrilla commander, assumed the presidency of El Salvador on June 1, 2014. Jamie Stark reviews what it means for El Salvador and Latin America.
15 May 2014
One hundred members of the Salvadoran security forces have been expelled for ties to gangs. The Salvatrucha prefers to infiltrate the police; Gang 18 with the Army. This institution has...
12 May 2014
One hundred members of Salvadoran security forces have been expelled for ties to gangs. The Salvatrucha prefers to infiltrate the police; Pandilla 18 prefers the army.
5 May 2014
"This huge urban centre, New York, opened up my eyes and made me look at myself, also multiplied, in conceiving myself as Salvadorian, Central American, Latin American."
17 March 2014
In El Salvador, candidate Salvador Sánchez Cerén won the presidential election by 6,364 votes. The losing party and their candidate, Norman Quijano, are demanding a recount and calling for protests.
26 November 2013
Fundación MEPI is an organization that promotes investigative journalism projects in Central America. Global Voices will republish their stories regularly, bringing you in-depth reporting about the region.
4 September 2013
Levi Bridges reflects on immigration reform and the latest derailment of 'la bestia', a Mexican train that offers migrants an alternative way of reaching the U.S.
14 November 2012
Andrea Arzaba shares a video where she interviews Latin American youth leading projects in favor of transparency and accountability. These young leaders participated in the Third Global Voices Against Corruption...
27 September 2012
Photographers Rebecka Bíró (Sweden/Spain) and Victoria Montero (Argentina) have teamed up to create 'Guerrilleras' a documentary and photography project about the experience of women in the guerrilla during the Salvadoran...
21 September 2012
Like many netizens around the world, Salvadoran bloggers are discussing the future of blogs. Prompted by a blogger who has decided to put his blog "on hold", bloggers Fernando Marroquin...