People & Power

Walk in their Shoes

People & Power follows two migrant caravans as they head through Mexico to the US border.

Latin America

War, amputation, refuge: A Salvadoran migrant's story

Jose de Eugenio Lopez has fled his El Salvador home three times. Last month, he received protection in Mexico.

War, amputation, refuge: A Salvadoran migrant's story

Women's Rights

El Salvador frees three women convicted for suspected abortions

Court commutes sentences of three women who say they were prosecuted after suffering miscarriages, obstetric emergencies

El Salvador frees three women convicted for suspected abortions

Latin America

Central Americans confront amnesty for war crimes

Opposition grows to legislative initiatives in Guatemala and El Salvador that would set war criminals free.

Central Americans confront amnesty for war crimes

Opinion

Cold Warrior Elliott Abrams returns to battle in Venezuela

The US has chosen a prominent warmonger to promote 'democracy' in Venezuela.

Belen Fernandez

by Belen Fernandez

Belen Fernandez

Latin America

Central American caravans advance amid shifting border policies

Thousands head north, some obtaining humanitarian visas in Mexico, while others fear US's 'Remain in Mexico' policy.

Central American caravans advance amid shifting border policies

Latin America

Nayib Bukele declares victory in El Salvador's elections

Former mayor of San Salvador beats candidates of the two traditional parties that dominated politics for decades.

Nayib Bukele declares victory in El Salvador's elections

El Salvador

Salvadorans head to polls to elect new president

National security, economy and corruption scandals top voters' concerns in Sunday's election.

Salvadorans head to polls to elect new president

Human Rights

El Salvador's presidential hopefuls skirt talking about violence

Insecurity and violence are top concerns among Salvadoran voters, but presidential candidates say little about them.

El Salvador's presidential hopefuls skirt talking about violence

Asylum Seekers

Undeterred by tightened borders, Honduran caravan continues to US

More than 1,800 Central Americans continue to make their way through Guatemala in search of better life in the US.

Undeterred by tightened borders, Honduran caravan continues to US

US-Mexico border

'Migration won't stop no matter how tall the wall is'

Undeterred by Trump's threats and US policies, another group of migrants leaves El Salvador.

'Migration isn't going to stop': Salvadorans join new caravans

Brazil

Latin America in 2019: Stories to watch

As controversial new leaders find their feet and crises continue, here are the stories to look out for this year.

Latin America in 2019: Stories to watch

Women's Rights

Salvadoran woman accused of trying to abort rapist's baby freed

Imelda Cortez was freed after judge acquitted her of lesser charges in a case that tested country's strict abortion ban.

Salvadoran woman accused of trying to abort rapist's baby freed

Human Rights

Will El Salvador's Mozote massacre victims get justice?

Juan Antonio Pereira watched as soldiers gunned down his wife and children. Now, the accused are finally standing trial.

El Mozote massacre: Waiting for justice nearly 40 years later

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