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#El Salvador

# el-salvador - Monday 1 June, 2020

Tropical Storm Amanda kills 17 in El Salvador and Guatemala
# Central America
# Central America

Tropical Storm Amanda kills 17 in El Salvador and Guatemala

Updated Jun 1st 2020, 8:01 PM 22,931 Views 13 Comments

El Salvador said a quarter of the rain that the country normally receives in a year fell in 70 hours.

# el-salvador - Tuesday 20 August, 2019

El Salvador: Woman who was jailed after her baby was stillborn is acquitted in court
# Women's Rights
# Women's Rights

El Salvador: Woman who was jailed after her baby was stillborn is acquitted in court

Aug 20th 2019, 7:23 AM 30,431 Views 18 Comments

The 21-year-old said “it was hard the whole time I was inside.”

# el-salvador - Monday 1 July, 2019

Bodies of father and daughter who drowned trying to cross US border returned home
# El Salvador
# El Salvador

Bodies of father and daughter who drowned trying to cross US border returned home

Jul 1st 2019, 7:11 AM 17,245 Views 14 Comments

An image of Oscar Alberto Martinez and his daughter went viral last week.

# el-salvador - Saturday 16 February, 2019

Teen rape victim who gave birth to stillborn baby released from prison in El Salvador
# Evelyn Hernandez
# Evelyn Hernandez

Teen rape victim who gave birth to stillborn baby released from prison in El Salvador

Feb 16th 2019, 7:40 AM 23,256 Views 21 Comments

Evelyn Hernandez was accused of murdering her baby after she gave birth in a makeshift bathroom in her home.

# el-salvador - Wednesday 12 September, 2018

'There's no way I'm going to stand for a situation like this' - Neymar claims 'lack of respect' after yellow card
# Enough Is Enough
From The42
# Enough Is Enough

'There's no way I'm going to stand for a situation like this' - Neymar claims 'lack of respect' after yellow card

Sep 12th 2018, 3:58 PM 12,484 Views 8 Comments

The Brazil captain felt he was harshly booked during his side’s rout of El Salvador in Washington

# el-salvador - Tuesday 28 August, 2018

Ronaldo set to acquire La Liga club for €30m
# El Salvador
From The42
# El Salvador

Ronaldo set to acquire La Liga club for €30m

Aug 28th 2018, 5:11 PM 14,395 Views 5 Comments

The Brazilian great is set to wipe out Real Valladolid’s €25m debt and become club president.

# el-salvador - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

Woman freed from prison in El Salvador after serving 15 years of sentence for abortion
# Released
# Released

Woman freed from prison in El Salvador after serving 15 years of sentence for abortion

Mar 14th 2018, 7:50 AM 20,171 Views 42 Comments

She had served 15 years of her sentence, imposed when she was 19 years old.

# el-salvador - Wednesday 7 March, 2018

Murdered archbishop Óscar Romero is to be made a saint by the Vatican
# Higher Power
# Higher Power

Murdered archbishop Óscar Romero is to be made a saint by the Vatican

Mar 7th 2018, 2:32 PM 11,483 Views 29 Comments

Pope Paul VI will also be sainted.

# el-salvador - Friday 7 July, 2017

Teenager pregnant from rape jailed for murder after stillbirth in El Salvador
# Violence
# Violence

Teenager pregnant from rape jailed for murder after stillbirth in El Salvador

Jul 7th 2017, 11:34 AM 31,497 Views 74 Comments

Evelyn Beatriz Hernandez Cruz faces a 30-year sentence.

# el-salvador - Tuesday 28 February, 2017

Brutally killed: El Salvador in shock as Gustavito the hippo stabbed to death
# Gustavito
# Gustavito

Brutally killed: El Salvador in shock as Gustavito the hippo stabbed to death

Feb 28th 2017, 8:11 AM 22,358 Views 19 Comments

A number of people entered his enclosure and stabbed him a number of times.

# el-salvador - Friday 14 October, 2016

'Millions live in constant terror': Amnesty International on Central America
# Murder Capitals
# Murder Capitals

'Millions live in constant terror': Amnesty International on Central America

Oct 14th 2016, 4:07 PM 6,212 Views 5 Comments

The human rights group has said more must be done to tackle what is fast-becoming another out-of-control refugee crisis.

# el-salvador - Tuesday 8 September, 2015

British man's son returned after being 'switched at birth and sold'
# Switched At Birth
# Switched At Birth

British man's son returned after being 'switched at birth and sold'

Sep 8th 2015, 8:51 AM 26,226 Views 25 Comments

“We have our grandson – and he looks like his father.”

# el-salvador - Tuesday 28 July, 2015

This country is worried its water will become a commodity but it has bigger problems
# Column
# Column

This country is worried its water will become a commodity but it has bigger problems

Jul 28th 2015, 8:00 AM 164 Views 14 Comments

The Central American country of El Salvador is experiencing tidal changes, freak weather and economic disruption because of climate change, forcing activists and social movements to respond, writes Paul Dillon.

# el-salvador - Friday 23 January, 2015

Woman jailed for miscarrying her baby is released
# El Salvador
# El Salvador

Woman jailed for miscarrying her baby is released

Jan 23rd 2015, 11:04 AM 21,018 Views 40 Comments

16 other women remain in jail, accused of having abortions.

# el-salvador - Friday 16 January, 2015

17 women remain imprisoned in El Salvador for miscarrying their babies
# Abortion
# Abortion

17 women remain imprisoned in El Salvador for miscarrying their babies

Jan 16th 2015, 5:17 PM 31,679 Views 83 Comments

The country has one of the toughest anti-abortion laws in the world.

# el-salvador - Monday 6 October, 2014

Column: In El Salvador, a total ban on abortion has led to death and decades of imprisonment
# Women
# Women

Column: In El Salvador, a total ban on abortion has led to death and decades of imprisonment

Oct 6th 2014, 8:00 AM 207 Views 131 Comments

In El Salvador, one of only nine countries in the world that has a total ban on abortion, suicide accounts for 57% of all deaths of pregnant girls aged under 19.

# el-salvador - Saturday 1 February, 2014

Castaway survived 16 months adrift at sea by eating turtles
# At Sea
# At Sea

Castaway survived 16 months adrift at sea by eating turtles

Feb 1st 2014, 10:15 AM 38,418 Views 38 Comments

The man washed up on Thursday and said he has been floating in the Pacific since September 2012.

# el-salvador - Friday 17 January, 2014

Nun who didn't know she was pregnant gives birth, names baby Francis
# Nun Too Clever
# Nun Too Clever

Nun who didn't know she was pregnant gives birth, names baby Francis

Jan 17th 2014, 10:34 PM 84,050 Views 193 Comments

Her fellow nuns say they are “very surprised”.

# el-salvador - Monday 30 December, 2013

El Salvador begins evacuations after volcano spews out gas and ash
# Eruption
# Eruption

El Salvador begins evacuations after volcano spews out gas and ash

Dec 30th 2013, 8:45 AM 9,954 Views 7 Comments

A yellow alert has been issued an investigators are looking for signs of fresh and lava.

# el-salvador - Wednesday 30 October, 2013

El último día: President concludes Central America tour today
# Michael D
# Michael D

El último día: President concludes Central America tour today

Oct 30th 2013, 8:52 AM 4,199 Views 16 Comments

President Michael D Higgins brings the curtain down on a landmark tour of Central America with some final meetings in Costa Rica today.

# el-salvador - Thursday 24 October, 2013

Column: President Higgins returned to a changed El Salvador today
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: President Higgins returned to a changed El Salvador today

Oct 24th 2013, 7:30 PM 100 Views 15 Comments

As President Michael D Higgnins arrives in El Salvador today, Paul Dillon writes a profile of the Central American Republic.

# el-salvador - Sunday 20 October, 2013

Aló Presidente! President begins three-country tour of Central America
# Michael D
# Michael D

Aló Presidente! President begins three-country tour of Central America

Oct 20th 2013, 7:45 AM 5,220 Views 43 Comments

Higgins departed from Dublin Airport yesterday morning as he embarks on an official visit to Mexico, El Salvador and Costa Rica.

# el-salvador - Saturday 19 October, 2013

Buenos días: President Higgins goes to Central America for 12-day trip
# El Presidente
# El Presidente

Buenos días: President Higgins goes to Central America for 12-day trip

Oct 19th 2013, 12:57 PM 6,533 Views 49 Comments

President Higgins left this morning for his official visit to Mexico, El Salvador and Costa Rica.

# el-salvador - Sunday 2 June, 2013

C-section approved for seriously ill pregnant woman denied abortion in El Salvador
# Pregnancy
# Pregnancy

C-section approved for seriously ill pregnant woman denied abortion in El Salvador

Jun 2nd 2013, 5:15 PM 14,590 Views 60 Comments

A 22-year-old critically ill pregnant woman, whose foetus has been given no chance of surviving, has been denied an abortion after judges rejected her lawyers’ appeal that the pregnancy was life-threatening.

# el-salvador - Sunday 16 December, 2012

Photo essay: El Salvadorians taking action against environmental threat
# Environment
# Environment

Photo essay: El Salvadorians taking action against environmental threat

Dec 16th 2012, 9:15 AM 2,721 Views 5 Comments

Dr Oliver Moore travelled to the Latin American country with Trócaire to see local communities becoming empowered to fight for a clean environment, and for sustainable development.

# el-salvador - Saturday 8 December, 2012

Photo essay: El Salvador’s mangroves disappear as sea levels rise
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

Photo essay: El Salvador’s mangroves disappear as sea levels rise

Dec 8th 2012, 6:00 PM 157 Views 10 Comments

Dr Oliver Moore travelled to El Salvador with Trócaire to see how rising sea levels have affected this coastal community – and how they can be helped.

# el-salvador - Monday 27 August, 2012

Brief tsunami warning issued after 7.3-mag quake off El Salvador
# Central America
# Central America

Brief tsunami warning issued after 7.3-mag quake off El Salvador

Aug 27th 2012, 8:56 AM 2,787 Views 1 Comment

The warning affected parts of many Central American countries, but the biggest wave registered a mere four inches.

# el-salvador - Wednesday 15 August, 2012

Here's all you need to know about tonight's international action
# Preview
From The42
# Preview

Here's all you need to know about tonight's international action

Aug 15th 2012, 8:00 AM 728 Views 0 Comments

The Irish team’s group rivals, Germany, are in action, as they take on Argentina.

# el-salvador - Friday 27 April, 2012

US Secret Service probes new allegations about strippers and prostitutes
# Scandal
# Scandal

US Secret Service probes new allegations about strippers and prostitutes

Apr 27th 2012, 8:28 AM 2,021 Views 8 Comments

The scandal-plagued Secret Service is probing fresh allegations about agents’ actions on another Latin America trip last year.

# el-salvador - Sunday 23 October, 2011

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
# Sitdown Sunday
From The Daily Edge
# Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Oct 23rd 2011, 11:00 AM 103 Views 0 Comments

The very best of the week’s writing from around the globe.

# el-salvador - Tuesday 18 October, 2011

Heavy rains kill at least 84 in Central America
# Central America
# Central America

Heavy rains kill at least 84 in Central America

Oct 18th 2011, 2:56 PM 429 Views 1 Comment

El Salvador and Nicaragua declared natural disasters yesterday, as landslides and floods continue to devastate the region.

# el-salvador - Monday 14 March, 2011

O’Brien to sell Digicel firms to world’s richest man
# Digicel
From Business ETC
# Digicel

O’Brien to sell Digicel firms to world’s richest man

Mar 14th 2011, 3:10 PM 1,329 Views 1 Comment

Denis O’Brien’s Honduras and El Salvador telecommunications businesses are to be acquired by Mexican businessman Carlos Slim – recently named as the world’s richest man by Forbes.