Dismissal of top judges and attorney general could do irreparable harm to democracy, rights groups and lawyers warn.
Anna-Cat Brigida is a freelance journalist covering politics, immigration and human rights in Latin America. She has reported from Guatemala, Colombia... and Argentina.
Recent hearings reveal new details about brutal 1981 massacre of civilians in El Salvador during country’s civil war.
Appeal of woman’s 30-year sentence for suspected abortion comes amid ‘green wave’ of decriminalisation in Latin America.
San Antonio Los Ranchos was once a stronghold of El Salvador’s FMLN party; frustration with the status quo changed that.
Civil society groups raise concerns Sunday’s vote could speed up deterioration of El Salvador’s democratic institutions.
Survivors of country’s deadly civil war fear El Salvador is ushering in a new era of political violence and intolerance.
Tear gas, arbitrary detentions and short-term humanitarian programmes have been the government reaction to protests.
Analysts worry corruption will exacerbate the crisis facing Honduras’s already strained healthcare system.
Leaders and experts worry the countries are doubly vulnerable because of weak, resource-stripped healthcare systems.
Rights groups and families of victims call the newly approved measure an ‘amnesty law in disguise’.