War & Conflict

Digging up the dead in El Salvador to find the truth

As a forensic archaeologist, Israel Ticas has solved more than 500 homicide and missing persons cases.

Digging up the dead in El Salvador to find the truth

Podcast

Seeking asylum at the US border

On a new episode of The Take podcast, Al Jazeera journalists discuss why the words we choose to tell stories matter.

Seeking asylum at the US border

US-Mexico border

More asylum seekers arrive at border as US expands military power

Migrants and refugees continue long wait in Tijuana as US defence chief given extra authority to use military at border.

More asylum seekers arrive at border as US expands military power

US-Mexico border

Mixed reception leaves Central Americans uncertain in Tijuana

Anti-migrant protesters in Mexican border town march towards complex housing thousands who fled their homes last month.

Latin America

New migrant caravans form as initial groups arrive at US border

Hundreds of Salvadorans, fleeing poverty and violence, begin journey to the US-Mexico border.

New migrant caravans form as initial groups arrive at US border

El Salvador

Trial of Salvadoran rape survivor for abortion delayed

Judge postpones trial of Imelda Cortez, accused of aggravated attempted homicide, after prosecutor fails to show up.

Trial of Salvadoran rape survivor for abortion delayed

Women's Rights

Salvadoran rape survivor faces prison for giving birth in toilet

Imelda Cortez is charged with aggravated attempted homicide after giving birth to stepfather's child in a latrine.

Salvadoran rape survivor faces prison for giving birth in toilet

Latin America

Honduran migrant caravan joined by other Latin American nationals

Group departs from El Salvador as others across Mexico and Central America join thousands on US-bound caravan.

Honduran migrant caravan joined by other Latin American nationals

Human Rights

Crackdown on Honduran migrant caravan 'against international law'

Rights groups warn government responses to Central American migrants, refugees going to US may violate international law

Crackdown on Honduran migrant caravan 'against international law'

Opinion

Weaponised wine cellars: How not to solve the US gang problem

The ongoing MS-13 hysteria in the US is helping Trump justify his anti-immigrant vitriol and mask the real villains.

Belen Fernandez

by Belen Fernandez

Belen Fernandez

Honduras

Honduran activists welcome Trump's threats to cut US aid

Activists and others have longed called for a cut in US military aid to Central American country over rights abuses.

Honduran activists welcome Trump's threats to cut US aid

El Salvador

An ode to Oscar Romero: 'Honoured I once ate lunch with a saint'

Slain Salvadoran priest, who was a hero among country's poor, declared a saint with six others by Pope Francis.

An ode to Oscar Romero: 'Honoured I once ate lunch with a saint'

Latin America

Slain Salvadoran priest Romero to be made saint

A champion for social justice at the beginning of country's civil war, Romero was killed during mass nearly 40 years ago

El Salvador's slain Archbishop Oscar Romero to be made a saint

Latin America

El Salvador's disappearing farmers

Salvadoran youth are abandoning the countryside, leaving behind an increasingly aging population of farmers.

El Salvador's disappearing farmers

El Salvador

El Salvador ditches Taiwan to establish ties with China

Taiwan's president blames Chinese pressure as decision leaves Taipei with dwindling list of allies.

El Salvador ditches Taiwan to establish ties with China