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Obama El Salvador

Dispatch From El Salvador: Obama's Drug War Feels Eerily Familiar

Roberto Lovato | Posted 05.31.2011 | World
Roberto Lovato

The lack of information guiding the U.S. and Salvadoran governments' militarized response to gangs mirrors the U.S.'s own spectacle-driven war on drugs -- a war that paints an entire generation as criminals.

Oh Well, What's a Poor Canadian Corporation to Do?

Carl Pope | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Carl Pope

After allowing foreign mining, logging, and agribusiness companies to devastate its landscape for decades, the Salvadorean government has finally put its foot down.

War Trumps Peace And A President's Trip

AP | BEN FELLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador — In the heart of his mission to Latin America, President Barack Obama tried to get the world to see what he saw. "La...

Obama, El Salvador and the Politics of Memory

Roberto Lovato | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Roberto Lovato

Hours before President Obama was set to land in San Salvador, expectations were almost as varied as the many rumors and questions filling the smoggy air in this political country.

Michelle Obama In El Salvador: First Lady Takes Latin America (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Scroll down for photos. Full sartorial steam ahead! The first family flew into San Salvador, El Salvador on Tuesday afternoon for the last leg of the...

Obama's Travel: Opportunities in a Changing Americas

Eric Farnsworth | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Eric Farnsworth

With a sluggish recovery at home and Latin America increasingly looking to China to diversify economic and political ties, now is the time for the U.S. to show it is a willing partner that takes the region's concerns seriously.

The Americas Reunited

Rev. Al Sharpton | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rev. Al Sharpton

Brazil imports more goods and services from the U.S. than any other nation. As demand continues to rise in Brazil, so does the opportunity for Americans to return to doing what we do best: creating and building vital goods and services.