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El Salvador Made Me a Better Person. Unfortunately, I Had to Be Evacuated

Mary Wittelsberger | Posted 03.09.2016 | Impact
Mary Wittelsberger

When people tell me "You must be glad to be back!" I think, I am glad to have lived there. I'm glad to have met people who became my family. I'm glad to have had moments of such joy that leaving meant such sorrow.

Roque Planas

Here's Why Oscar Romero Became A Martyr And Why His Work Still Isn't Done | Roque Planas | Posted 02.04.2015 | Latino Voices

Pope Francis decreed on Tuesday that Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero died as a martyr, opening a path toward his beatification, which is the last s...

Gang Truce Crumbling In World's Most Violent Country

Reuters | Posted 09.05.2013 | World

SAN SALVADOR, July 5 (Reuters) - El Salvador has seen a burst of violence, with 103 homicides this week, the government said on Friday, as a year-lo...

El Salvador Marks First Murder-Free Day In Years

Clare Richardson | Posted 04.16.2012 | World

As Western Hemisphere leaders butted heads this weekend at the Summit of the Americas in Cartagena, Colombia, one country had a bittersweet reason to ...