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El Salvador’s mass incarceration movement sparks far-right lament U.S. isn’t putting more people in jail

They're thirsty for the U.S. to ramp up its already massive prison-industrial complex.

On Feb 27, 2023 by Claire Goforth

El Salvador president Nayib Bukele over Bitcoin background

El Salvador president goes full bitcoin meme bro after historic cryptocurrency legislation passes

The law was passed by a supermajority in the country’s Congress.

On Jun 9, 2021 by Mikael Thalen

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Ex-cop who was arrested for 2 women’s murders allegedly used social media to find victims

Forty bodies are believed to be buried in his yard.

On May 25, 2021 by Kahron Spearman

Imelda Cortez, charged in El Salvador for attempted abortion

Internet has #EyesOnElSalvador after woman faces 20 years for birthing her rapist’s baby

Officials say she tried to have an abortion.

On Nov 12, 2018 by Samantha Grasso

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Lawsuit against Trump immigration decision cites ‘sh*thole countries’ remark

'These American children should not have to choose between their country and their family.'

On Mar 12, 2018 by David Gilmour

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This is what will happen once Temporary Protected Status is revoked for 300K immigrants

Trump's latest move against Salvadorans proves we need to offer nationals a path to citizenship.

On Feb 4, 2018 by Samantha Grasso

President Donald Trump's administration ended Temporary Protected Status for more than 200,000 El Salvadorian immigrants on Monday.

Trump administration ends immigration protections for 200,000 Salvadorans

The move will effect more than 200,000 people.

On Jan 8, 2018 by Andrew Wyrich

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A woman in El Salvador will spend 30 years in jail for having a miscarriage

In 2007, Teodora Vasquez was charged for an 'aggravated homicide' when she had a miscarriage.

On Dec 15, 2017 by Tess Cagle

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This motorbike-riding dog has nerves of steel

El Salvador's a dangerous place to be a dog.

On Sep 3, 2014 by Rob Price

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In El Salvador, ‘The Engineer’ excavates the remnants of gang violence

In a new documentary funded in part by WikiLeaks, forensic investigator Israel Ticas uncovers the scary truth buried beneath a gang truce.  

On Oct 28, 2013 by Dell Cameron