No one has shown interest in the huge port El Salvador built 8 years ago to attract international concessions and boost its economy. To this date, the massive project has cost El Salvador more than $ 200 million. Although the government passed special laws to allow concessions for […]
Jails Turned into Classrooms-How El Salvador rehabilitates MS-13 and Barrio 18 gangs through the program, I Change.
Until not long ago, they were enemies. But today, ex-gang members of Barrio 18 and Mara Salvatrucha coexist in a prison on the east region of El Salvador where they seek rehabilitation. When Marlon Padilla, ex-member of MS-13 found out he would be going to the Gotera jail, […]
Salvadorans in Los Angeles Purchase Homes in El Salvador thanks to credit program; Women Buyers on the Rise.
Salvadorans who reside abroad, especially those living in the U.S. have expressed a great interest in acquiring their own homes in El Salvador, according to the Fondo Social Para la Vivienda (Social Funding for Housing), FSV. Last week in Los Angeles, hundreds of Salvadorans attended a fair sponsored […]
Central American leaders Meet to Plan Reunification of Separated Families and Campaign to Warn Migrants of the Dangers of Violating US Immigration Laws
This meeting followed a series of commitments assumed by the Presidents of the Republics of Mexico, El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras resulting from the official visit of the Vice President of the U.S., Mike Pence to Guatemala on June 28th to discuss regional interest in migration and security. […]
“You Cannot Separate me from My Children!”A Mother & Father Detail Separation from Their Children at the Border
Photo credit: Associated Press. A migrant father and child, who traveled with the annual caravan of Central American migrants, rest waiting for access to request asylum in the US-Mexico border in Tijuana, Mexico ***************************** While the Trump administration stated that their policy is to only separate families when that […]