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El Salvador

Poverty, Lack of Opportunity Primary Reasons for Migration

January 2, 2009 // Diario Co Latino - El Salvador - Spanish

Immigrants travel long distances on foot to achieve the “American dream." Many die on the road or are maimed. Poverty and lack of opportunities in Central American countries, particularly in El Salvador, have obliged thousands of people to risk their lives and try to reach the United States illegally in spite of [Read more]

"Change" Triumphs in the United States

November 5, 2008 // Diario Co Latino - El Salvador - Spanish

Barack Obama won the Presidency of the United States with the theme of “change,” becoming the first African-American president of the country and the hope of many to overcome the severe crisis that has struck. Since his candidacy, the Democratic candidate has had great power to summon and motivate small and large [Read more]

Bush in the GuinnessBook of World Records

October 31, 2008 // Diario Co Latino - El Salvador - Spanish

The current leader of the United States could very well be added to the Guinness Book of World Records on three accounts. First, Bush is the first North American president to have earned the highest approval rating. According to the Gallup polls, he is the only president to have reached the 90% approval mark, a [Read more]

A Bad Message from the United States for Latin America

April 24, 2008 // El Mundo - El Salvador - Spanish

THE BLOCKAGE OF THE TREATY OF FREE TRADE WITH COLUMBIA SHOWS THAT THE UNITED STATES IS NOT A VERY TRUSTWORTHY ALLY IN DIFFICULT TIMES Several days ago, the United States Congress indefinitely blocked the vote concerning the Treaty of Free Trade between the U.S. and Columbia, its most loyal ally in Latin America, [Read more]

The Answer To Terror

March 21, 2008 // Diario Co Latino - El Salvador - Spanish

That afternoon Arnoldo tended to the family-run shop with no hurry, with the relaxed attitude that is granted to one's own business. Suddenly, a young person arrived and called him by name, nothing to be alarmed about after so many years working there. The youngster with a “Spanglish” accent began to demand the [Read more]
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