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Salvadoran-Americans are finding themselves behind bars, but their fate is not getting enough U.S. attention, writes a longtime Salvadoran observer.
Central America’s largest country is struggling with inequality, crime and threats to democracy. Then why do leading candidates in upcoming elections sound similar to the incumbent?
HRW’s Tamara Taraciuk Broner on why many in the region see El Salvador’s hard line as a model to emulate, and how to counter this trend.
A recent Twitter feud laid bare the two presidents’ starkly different security approaches. But they both struggle to identify long-term solutions.
Los países de la región deben sonar la alarma sobre los impactos a largo plazo de restringir los derechos de los ciudadanos.
Countries across the region must raise the alarm about the long-term impact of curbing citizens’ rights.
An overview of the security landscape in the region, including how organized crime is pushing into previously calm countries
The Salvadoran president’s gang crackdown has fueled allegations of human rights abuses and erosion of democratic freedoms, but many in the region see it as a model to emulate.
A comprehensive look at challenges to democracy but also reasons for hope in the region
Traditional and new parties alike are dogged by a charismatic president and weak organizational structures.
What the region can do about a new authoritarian impulse, with HRW’s Tamara Taraciuk Broner.
El Salvador’s leader seems to be doubling down on his confrontation with Biden, although he faces numerous challenges ahead.
Nayib Bukele isn’t the only reason to worry for regional democracies.