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Dublin: 7 °C Thursday 14 November, 2019

#El Salvador

From TheJournal.ie El Salvador: Woman who was jailed after her baby was stillborn is acquitted in court Women's Rights

El Salvador: Woman who was jailed after her baby was stillborn is acquitted in court

The 21-year-old said “it was hard the whole time I was inside.”

From TheJournal.ie Bodies of father and daughter who drowned trying to cross US border returned home El Salvador

Bodies of father and daughter who drowned trying to cross US border returned home

An image of Oscar Alberto Martinez and his daughter went viral last week.

From TheJournal.ie Teen rape victim who gave birth to stillborn baby released from prison in El Salvador Evelyn Hernandez

Teen rape victim who gave birth to stillborn baby released from prison in El Salvador

Evelyn Hernandez was accused of murdering her baby after she gave birth in a makeshift bathroom in her home.

From The42 'There's no way I'm going to stand for a situation like this' - Neymar claims 'lack of respect' after yellow card Enough Is Enough

'There's no way I'm going to stand for a situation like this' - Neymar claims 'lack of respect' after yellow card

The Brazil captain felt he was harshly booked during his side’s rout of El Salvador in Washington

From The42 Ronaldo set to acquire La Liga club for €30m El Salvador

Ronaldo set to acquire La Liga club for €30m

The Brazilian great is set to wipe out Real Valladolid’s €25m debt and become club president.

From TheJournal.ie Woman freed from prison in El Salvador after serving 15 years of sentence for abortion Released

Woman freed from prison in El Salvador after serving 15 years of sentence for abortion

She had served 15 years of her sentence, imposed when she was 19 years old.

From TheJournal.ie Murdered archbishop Óscar Romero is to be made a saint by the Vatican Higher Power

Murdered archbishop Óscar Romero is to be made a saint by the Vatican

Pope Paul VI will also be sainted.

From TheJournal.ie Teenager pregnant from rape jailed for murder after stillbirth in El Salvador Violence

Teenager pregnant from rape jailed for murder after stillbirth in El Salvador

Evelyn Beatriz Hernandez Cruz faces a 30-year sentence.

From TheJournal.ie Brutally killed: El Salvador in shock as Gustavito the hippo stabbed to death Gustavito

Brutally killed: El Salvador in shock as Gustavito the hippo stabbed to death

A number of people entered his enclosure and stabbed him a number of times.

From TheJournal.ie 'Millions live in constant terror': Amnesty International on Central America Murder Capitals

'Millions live in constant terror': Amnesty International on Central America

The human rights group has said more must be done to tackle what is fast-becoming another out-of-control refugee crisis.

From TheJournal.ie British man's son returned after being 'switched at birth and sold' Switched At Birth

British man's son returned after being 'switched at birth and sold'

“We have our grandson – and he looks like his father.”

From TheJournal.ie This country is worried its water will become a commodity but it has bigger problems Column This post contains images

This country is worried its water will become a commodity but it has bigger problems

The Central American country of El Salvador is experiencing tidal changes, freak weather and economic disruption because of climate change, forcing activists and social movements to respond, writes Paul Dillon.

From TheJournal.ie Woman jailed for miscarrying her baby is released El Salvador

Woman jailed for miscarrying her baby is released

16 other women remain in jail, accused of having abortions.

From TheJournal.ie 17 women remain imprisoned in El Salvador for miscarrying their babies Abortion

17 women remain imprisoned in El Salvador for miscarrying their babies

The country has one of the toughest anti-abortion laws in the world.

From TheJournal.ie Column: In El Salvador, a total ban on abortion has led to death and decades of imprisonment Women

Column: In El Salvador, a total ban on abortion has led to death and decades of imprisonment

In El Salvador, one of only nine countries in the world that has a total ban on abortion, suicide accounts for 57% of all deaths of pregnant girls aged under 19.

From TheJournal.ie Castaway survived 16 months adrift at sea by eating turtles At Sea

Castaway survived 16 months adrift at sea by eating turtles

The man washed up on Thursday and said he has been floating in the Pacific since September 2012.

From TheJournal.ie Nun who didn't know she was pregnant gives birth, names baby Francis Nun Too Clever

Nun who didn't know she was pregnant gives birth, names baby Francis

Her fellow nuns say they are “very surprised”.

From TheJournal.ie El Salvador begins evacuations after volcano spews out gas and ash Eruption

El Salvador begins evacuations after volcano spews out gas and ash

A yellow alert has been issued an investigators are looking for signs of fresh and lava.

From TheJournal.ie El último día: President concludes Central America tour today Michael D

El último día: President concludes Central America tour today

President Michael D Higgins brings the curtain down on a landmark tour of Central America with some final meetings in Costa Rica today.

From TheJournal.ie Column: President Higgins returned to a changed El Salvador today Opinion

Column: President Higgins returned to a changed El Salvador today

As President Michael D Higgnins arrives in El Salvador today, Paul Dillon writes a profile of the Central American Republic.

From TheJournal.ie Aló Presidente! President begins three-country tour of Central America Michael D

Aló Presidente! President begins three-country tour of Central America

Higgins departed from Dublin Airport yesterday morning as he embarks on an official visit to Mexico, El Salvador and Costa Rica.

From TheJournal.ie Buenos días: President Higgins goes to Central America for 12-day trip El Presidente

Buenos días: President Higgins goes to Central America for 12-day trip

President Higgins left this morning for his official visit to Mexico, El Salvador and Costa Rica.

From TheJournal.ie C-section approved for seriously ill pregnant woman denied abortion in El Salvador Pregnancy

C-section approved for seriously ill pregnant woman denied abortion in El Salvador

A 22-year-old critically ill pregnant woman, whose foetus has been given no chance of surviving, has been denied an abortion after judges rejected her lawyers’ appeal that the pregnancy was life-threatening.

From TheJournal.ie Photo essay: El Salvadorians taking action against environmental threat Environment

Photo essay: El Salvadorians taking action against environmental threat

Dr Oliver Moore travelled to the Latin American country with Trócaire to see local communities becoming empowered to fight for a clean environment, and for sustainable development.

From TheJournal.ie Photo essay: El Salvador’s mangroves disappear as sea levels rise Climate Change

Photo essay: El Salvador’s mangroves disappear as sea levels rise

Dr Oliver Moore travelled to El Salvador with Trócaire to see how rising sea levels have affected this coastal community – and how they can be helped.

From TheJournal.ie Brief tsunami warning issued after 7.3-mag quake off El Salvador Central America

Brief tsunami warning issued after 7.3-mag quake off El Salvador

The warning affected parts of many Central American countries, but the biggest wave registered a mere four inches.

From The42 Here's all you need to know about tonight's international action Preview

Here's all you need to know about tonight's international action

The Irish team’s group rivals, Germany, are in action, as they take on Argentina.

From TheJournal.ie US Secret Service probes new allegations about strippers and prostitutes Scandal

US Secret Service probes new allegations about strippers and prostitutes

The scandal-plagued Secret Service is probing fresh allegations about agents’ actions on another Latin America trip last year.

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the globe.

From TheJournal.ie Heavy rains kill at least 84 in Central America Central America

Heavy rains kill at least 84 in Central America

El Salvador and Nicaragua declared natural disasters yesterday, as landslides and floods continue to devastate the region.

From Business ETC O’Brien to sell Digicel firms to world’s richest man Digicel

O’Brien to sell Digicel firms to world’s richest man

Denis O’Brien’s Honduras and El Salvador telecommunications businesses are to be acquired by Mexican businessman Carlos Slim – recently named as the world’s richest man by Forbes.