In El Salvador, abortion is considered aggravated homicide with a jail time of up to 30 years.Full Story
Guatemala signed a "safe third country"-type deal that requires asylum seekers to ask for refuge in Guatemala instead of in the United States but it hasn't been congressionally approved.Full Story
Salvadorans are fed up with graft scandals, and many welcomed news of the CICIES' creation.
Defendant Evelyn Hernandez, 21, has already served three years of the three-decade sentence handed down after prosecutors said she had induced an abortion.
The court will announce the final sentence of Evelyn Hernandez Aug. 19.
El Salvador is considered one of the world’s deadliest countries, having one of the highest homicide rates.
These financial resources from the United States would strengthen the "Comprehensive Development Plan for Central America" project.
The U.S. Secretary of State will seek to "reinforce" support for sanctions against the Latin American nations of Cuba, Nicaragua and Venezuela.
Teenage rape survivor Evelyn Beatriz Hernandez, whose 30-year prison sentence for stillbirth was annulled in February, is set to face a retrial.
As the alleged crime was committed in April 2004 and wasn’t taken to trial until March 2019, the case was expired per the statute of limitations.
"I think migration is a right, but it should be an option, not an obligation. And right now, it's an obligation for a lot of people."