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El Salvador News

UPDATE: Powerful earthquake rocks El Salvador, 1 confirmed dead

Chirilagua - The United States Geological Survey (USGS) is reporting that a powerful earthquake has struck the coastal area of El Salvador .

Five Latin American countries lead the world in homicides

Honduras continues to have the world's highest homicide rate, according to a recent United Nations report, followed by four other countries in Latin America.

Members of Salvadoran gang freed from jail only to be gunned down

San Salvador - Three alleged members of a notorious Central American gang - along with a taxi driver who had picked them up at a local lockup - were gunned down moments after being released from jail in El Salvador Monday.

El Salvador court rejects opposition challenge to vote tally

San Salvador - El Salvador's Supreme Electoral Tribunal on Monday dismissed opposition claims of irregularities and confirmed the leftist ruling party candidate as president-elect.

Former guerrilla appears poised to win El Salvador presidency

San Salvador - Sanchez Ceren of the Farabundo Marti National Liberation Front or FMLN has a lead of from 10 to 18 percentage points in the runoff election for president scheduled for Sunday (March 9).

Salvadoran ex-colonel sentenced for immigration fraud

An ex-colonel from El Salvador linked to the 1989 murders of six Jesuit priests has been sentenced to 21 months in prison for immigration fraud in the United States.

El Salvador: Court orders probe of 1981 El Mozote massacre

The Inter-American Court for Human Rights has ordered the government of El Salvador to investigate the 1981 massacre of more than 900 villagers at El Mozote by a US-trained unit of the Salvadoran military.

7.4 quake hits off El Salvador coast followed by small tsunami

Central America was hit by a 7.4 magnitude earthquake on Sunday night, around 125 km off the El Salvador coast in the Pacific Ocean. A small tsunami followed.

El Salvador celebrates first murder-free day in three years.

San Salvador - The small, gang-plagued nation of El Salvador passed its first day without a recorder murder since 2009. In the capital; a pronouncement and some somber celebration marked the occasion

Right-wing party set to win election in El Salvador

With close to 40% of the votes, the conservative ARENA party is set to win the general election in El Salvador against the Farabundo Marti Liberation Front.

El Salvador uses failed ‘iron fist’ policies against rising crime

San Salvador - El Salvador's government has increasingly turned to its military in attempts at curbing escalating crime connected to gang-related drug trafficking, and President Mauricio Funes' actions are called a return to failed "iron fist" policies of the past.

Colorado researchers discover ancient Maya road

Researchers from the University of Colorado Boulder carrying out an excavation of a Maya village in El Salvador have uncovered an ancient road. Researchers say it could have been used to escape from the town following a volcanic eruption.

Spinning Soutward

The trailer for the Spinning Southward documentary coming out later this year. 50 percent of the proceeds from this video will go to the National Brain Tumor Foundation. .:- melloajello.com -:.

- SOS For El Salvador - ''Wave Of Dirt'' Buries Hundreds

SANTA TECLA, El Salvador - Rescuers using bare hands dug for survivors Sunday after a “wave of dirt” buried hundreds of homes in El Salvador when Saturday’s 7.6-magnitude earthquake struck the region which was felt from northern Panama to central Mexi
 

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Nahun Diaz lives in the mangrove community. He has three daughters. He is a traditional crab fisherm...
Nahun Diaz lives in the mangrove community. He has three daughters. He is a traditional crab fisherman. Every day he is allowed to catch 6 dozen crabs which he sells at the market.
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A man plays with his dog in an impoverished neighborhood on the outskirts of San Salvador  El Salvad...
A man plays with his dog in an impoverished neighborhood on the outskirts of San Salvador, El Salvador
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Jorge Daniel Canas Rivera is 12 years old and lives in La Tirana. He seems to spend more time in the...
Jorge Daniel Canas Rivera is 12 years old and lives in La Tirana. He seems to spend more time in the mangroves than at school. He has mastered the art of the canoe, hunting with a sling shot and catching crab.
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Gang member with tattoos in El Salvador prison.
Gang member with tattoos in El Salvador prison.
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Concepcion Martinez Vigil is the vice president of the Octavio Ortiz community. He is a farmer who p...
Concepcion Martinez Vigil is the vice president of the Octavio Ortiz community. He is a farmer who practices organic farming, but occasionally uses a bit of non-organic fertilizer. His biggest concern is the summer temperatures.
Jason Taylor/Friends of the Earth International/Sourced TV
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Playa de la Libertad  El Salvador
Playa de la Libertad, El Salvador
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Santos David Canas Rivera (small)  Boris Jose Canas Rivera  Flor Beatriz Rivera Cornejo and Jose Bon...
Santos David Canas Rivera (small), Boris Jose Canas Rivera, Flor Beatriz Rivera Cornejo and Jose Bonifacio Canas live in a small hut by the banks of the mangroves in La Tirana. Every day, when the tides are right, Jose Bonifacio travels deep into the mangroves to collect crab and fish. His whole family depends on what he is able to gather and then sell in the local market.
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A musician walks along the beachfront in Puerto de la Libertad  El Salvador.
A musician walks along the beachfront in Puerto de la Libertad, El Salvador.
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Map of southern Mexico and Central America
Map of southern Mexico and Central America
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The sacbe or white road  shown here with a drainage canal on the left and several corn plants preser...
The sacbe or white road, shown here with a drainage canal on the left and several corn plants preserved by ash on the right, is roughly 1,400 years old and was found near El Salvador
Photo courtesy Payson Sheets, University of Colorado
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Nolvia Patricia Calderon is 16 years old and lives in La Tirana. She is not sure what she wants to d...
Nolvia Patricia Calderon is 16 years old and lives in La Tirana. She is not sure what she wants to do, but she does know she would like to move out of the community.
Jason Taylor/Friends of the Earth International
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The Punche (Cuides occidentalis) crab. This is one of the primary resources of the local community. ...
The Punche (Cuides occidentalis) crab. This is one of the primary resources of the local community. The local government has restricted the amount of crabs that fisher folk can catch to seven dozen crabs a day.
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Arturo Romero Argueta (from the Octavio Ortiz community) is the coordinator of ‘Comandos de Salvam...
Arturo Romero Argueta (from the Octavio Ortiz community) is the coordinator of ‘Comandos de Salvamento’, an emergency group set up to help save vulnerable people when there are floods.
Jason Taylor/Friends of the Earth International
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Felicita Aguilar has a small plot of land to provide food for her family  one son and one daughter. ...
Felicita Aguilar has a small plot of land to provide food for her family, one son and one daughter. In 2011 flooding in the lower Lempa destroyed her crops. In 2012 she decided to plough her field during the summer months to plant corn. Although the cost of producing a crop is high, with irrigation and labour, she is at least guaranteed a yield. She says that flooding has become the biggest problem in the area and because of this she needs to change her agricultural systems.
Jason Taylor/Friends of the Earth International/Sourced TV
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Nolvia Patricia Calderon is 16 years old and lives in La Tirana. She is not sure what she wants to d...
Nolvia Patricia Calderon is 16 years old and lives in La Tirana. She is not sure what she wants to do, but she does know she would like to move out of the community.
Jason Taylor/Friends of the Earth International/Sourced TV
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