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# el-salvador - Monday 1 June, 2020

Tropical Storm Amanda kills 17 in El Salvador and Guatemala

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

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

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

# el-salvador - Wednesday 12 September, 2018

From The42 '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

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

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

# el-salvador - Tuesday 28 August, 2018

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

Ronaldo set to acquire La Liga club for €30m

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

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

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

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

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

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'

“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 This post contains images

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

# el-salvador - Wednesday 15 August, 2012

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

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

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

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

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

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

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

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

# el-salvador - Monday 14 March, 2011

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

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

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.