El Salvador

abortion

She Was Convicted of Murder After Her Miscarriage in El Salvador. Now, She's Been Cleared of Charges.

Evelyn Hernández Cruz, the young El Salvadoran rape survivor, had already served 33 months in jail
Emma Ockerman
8.20.19
immigration

Trans Woman Diagnosed With HIV Died Days After ICE Released Her

She had been in custody since April 11
Emma Ockerman
6.3.19
Trump's party

Trump is in complete control of GOP immigration policy

Republicans who once voted to increase aid to Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador are falling in line.
Matt Laslo
4.5.19
El Salvador

El Salvador just elected a 37-year-old populist as its next president

His first act as president was to take a selfie.
Emily Green
2.4.19
Cartel Chronicles

How Cocaine-Fueled Corruption Helped Spark the Migrant Caravan

Honduras is being eaten up by the drug cartels and their violence, so it's only natural people want out. That's just the end of a long story.
Deborah Bonello
12.4.18
immigration

Migrants tell us why they charged the U.S.-Mexico border fence

“The idea was to have a peaceful protest … to get the Americans to listen to us.”
Encarni Pindado
Emily Green
11.27.18
Munchies

A Culinary Program in El Salvador Is Giving At-Risk Youths a Reason to Stay

Gastromotiva trains young Salvadorans in culinary and life skills to provide them with better work opportunities and alternatives to migration.
Anna-Cat Brigida
11.20.18
abortion

An El Salvadoran teen gave birth to her rapist's baby. She's now facing 20 years in jail.

The 20-year-old had been raped by her stepfather. The baby survived.
Emma Ockerman
11.12.18
JUSTICE

Inside a Court Room Specialized in Justice for Gender Violence

In El Salvador, one of the most dangerous countries in the world for women and girls, specially trained judges make sure 'machismo' culture doesn't lead to impunity for abusers and murderers.
Anna-Cat Brigida
9.11.18
immigration

The Violence Central American Migrants Are Fleeing Was Stoked by the US

We're still dealing with the aftermath of atrocities committed by US allies in Central America during the Cold War.
Cole Kazdin
6.28.18
RACISM

This Montana Republican's Insane Campaign Ad Is Racist as Hell

Former judge Russ Fagg warns voters in his state about the famous and well-known direct pipeline from El Salvador to Helena.
Luke O'Neil
5.9.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

African Countries Are Using Trump's 'Shithole' Comments to Drive Tourism

"We would like to invite you to come to shithole Namibia, one of the best shithole countries out there."
Drew Schwartz
1.31.18
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