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The Place of Afro-Brazilian Women in the World Cup

Melissa Creary | Posted 06.17.2014 | Impact
Melissa Creary

While World Cup propaganda attempts to unify the Brazilian nation under the flag of the "national religion" of futebol, this reinforced national unity consists of the same forces of gendered racism and inequality that continue to separate Brazil.

Former Salvadoran General Fights Deportation Order

AP | MATTHEW BARAKAT | Posted 02.06.2014 | Latino Voices

FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — A lawyer for El Salvador's defense minister is telling the United States' highest immigration court that his client should ...

27 Breathtaking Places That Will Make You Want To Book A Flight To Brazil, Right Now

The Huffington Post | Gabriela Kruschewsky | Posted 02.06.2014 | Travel

It has crossed your mind at least once ... You, Brazil, a beach, sipping on some fresh coconut water that an endearing elderly man probably just chopp...

Bel Borba Is 'The People's Picasso'

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Massara | Posted 04.28.2012 | Arts

"When I think of any artistic movement in Salvador, I automatically link it to Bel Borba." An airport taxi driver delivers these words to the document...

PHOTOS: Where Brazil's Beauty And Violence Rub Elbows

Marissa Cortes | Posted 04.26.2012 | Travel
Marissa Cortes

When the sun sets here over the water's horizon, it punctures the sky with deep shades of pumpkin and gold.

Disgruntled Police Threaten Brazil's Upcoming Carnival Celebrations

AP | JENNY BARCHFIELD | Posted 04.09.2012 | World

SALVADOR, Brazil — Troops tightened the security ring around a Brazilian state legislature building Wednesday, seeking to step up pressure on th...

Oliver Stone's Salvador Still Relevant At 25th Anniversary

Lonna Saunders | Posted 01.11.2012 | Entertainment
Lonna Saunders

"My first directing effort, Salvador (1986), was at times a cauldron, and I thought it might be my last", said Oliver Stone at the New York Film Festival.

Keeper: Meeting John Doe Again, Chatting With The X-Man

Mike Ragogna | Posted 10.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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Save the Children Responds to Post-Hurricane Ida Emergency in El Salvador

Save the Children | Save the Children | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Save the Children has dispatched emergency teams to assist with the effort to provide relief to children and families in El Salvador after a devastati...

Hurricane Ida leaves scores dead

Al Jazeera. | Al Jazeera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

At least 42 killed in El Salvador as storm gathers strength off coast of Mexico....

Save the Children Warns that Thousands of Children and Families in El Salvador Urgently Need Food and Water

Save the Children | Save the Children | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Children and their families in El Salvador remain in desperate need of food and water more than a week after landslides and mudslides claimed lives an...

Floods ravage storm-hit El Salvador

Al Jazeera. | Al Jazeera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Hurricane Ida heads for Gulf of Mexico after leaving at least 124 dead in El Salvador....

El Salvador declares emergency

Al Jazeera. | Al Jazeera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Rescuers search for survivors after heavy flooding as hurricane heads towards US....

Severe Flood Damage, Loss of Life in El Salvador, Says Save the Children

Save the Children | Save the Children | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Save the Children has dispatched emergency teams to assist with the effort to provide relief to children and families in El Salvador after several day...

Hurricane Ida threatens oilfields

Al Jazeera. | Al Jazeera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Storm moves towards Gulf of Mexico after leaving at least 91 dead in El Salvador....

Today: Salvador mudslides, the Berlin Wall and eco-buses

WorldFocus.org | WorldFocus.org | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Stories compiled by Gizem Yarbil, Connie Kargbo, Channtal Fleischfresser, Christine Kiernan, Ivette Feliciano, and Mohammad al-Kassim, and edited by ...

U.S. watches from sidelines as El Salvador inaugurates leftist

WorldFocus.org | WorldFocus.org | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton greets children upon her arrival in El Salvador, where she will attend the inauguration of Salvadoran Pre...

U.S. watches from sidelines as power changes hands in El Salvador

WorldFocus.org | WorldFocus.org | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton greets children upon her arrival in El Salvador, where she will attend the inauguration of Salvadoran Pre...

Roundup of election results from Europe to Latin America

WorldFocus.org | WorldFocus.org | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

El Salvador veered left in its presidential election on March 15. From Europe to Latin America, voters elected new leaders and governments du...

El Salvador veers left in presidential election

WorldFocus.org | WorldFocus.org | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

After 20 years of conservative rule by the right-wing Nationalist Republican Alliance (ARENA) party, El Salvador elected leftist Mauricio Funes o...