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Quake Causes Massive Environmental Loss

AP | Posted 08.28.2012 | World

SAN SALVADOR -- Wildlife authorities say a strong earthquake in the Pacific Ocean late Sunday destroyed more than 45,000 endangered sea turtle eggs on...

Mauricio Funes Installed As El Salvador's First Leftist President

AP | MARCOS ALEMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador — A journalist from a party of former Marxist guerrillas became El Salvador's first leftist president Monday, immediat...

Revisiting American Involvement in El Salvador: The Massacre at El Mozote

Jon Santiago | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jon Santiago

Many people know that the U.S. has intervened in Latin American politics. Rarely do discussions of this proceed beyond a verbal slapping ourselves on the wrists for having "meddled."

El Salvador's Left Wins Historic Election

Mark Weisbrot | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Mark Weisbrot

El Salvador's presidential election was not only another step toward regional independence but a triumph of hope against fear, much as in the U.S. presidential election of 2008.

El Salvador's Mauricio Funes Gives Interview (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Stuart Whatley | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

El Salvador's newly-elected president Mauricio Funes has given his first interview directed towards English-speakers to discuss the historic importanc...