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News El Salvador: U.N. calls on El Salvador to stop jailing women for abortion

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-el-salvador-abortion/u-n-calls-on-el-salvador-to-stop-jailing-women-for-abortion-idUSKBN1DI001
Publication date: Friday 17 November 2017

SAN SALVADOR (Reuters) - El Salvador should apply a moratorium on laws that punish women with harsh jail terms for having an abortion while it reviews cases of those already incarcerated in the socially conservative Central American country, a top U.N ...

News El Salvador: In solidarity with the slain Jesuits of El Salvador

News channel or source: https://www.americamagazine.org/faith/2017/11/16/solidarity-slain-jesuits-el-salvador
Publication date: hursday 16 November 2017

Joseph A. O'Hare, S.J., former editor in chief of America, gave this homily at a memorial Mass for the slain Jesuits and their companions at St. Ignatius Church in New York on Nov. 22, 1989, less than a week after the killings. The occasion for our liturgy ...

News El Salvador: El Salvador Jesuits seek reopening of case in 1989 massacre

News channel or source: https://www.yahoo.com/news/el-salvador-jesuits-seek-reopening-case-1989-massacre-175729918.html
Publication date: hursday 16 November 2017

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — The Roman Catholic Jesuit community in El Salvador will ask authorities to reopen the case against a group of military officials suspected in the 1989 massacre of six priests and two female employees, a lawyer said Thursday.

News El Salvador: Salvadoran President Reaffirms Commitment to Advance Transitional Justice in El Salvador

News channel or source: http://www.coha.org/salvadoran-president-reaffirms-commitment-to-advance-transitional-justice-in-el-salvador/
Publication date: hursday 16 November 2017

To download a PDF of this article, click here. There are recent and promising signs that the process of transitional justice is taking hold in El Salvador, albeit in a very slow and fragile way, with little resistance to the process. The Yellow Book is ...

News El Salvador: Wrapping up visit, UN rights chief urges El Salvador to address femicide and abortion ban

News channel or source: http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=58118
Publication date: Friday 17 November 2017

17 November 2017 – At the end of his first visit to El Salvador, the United Nations human rights chief on Friday highlighted the Government's stated commitment to human rights, as well as several issues facing the Central American country, including the ...

News El Salvador: MS-13 gang member eyed in El Salvador murder nabbed in stabbing of Colorado woman

News channel or source: http://www.foxnews.com/us/2017/11/13/ms-13-gang-member-eyed-in-el-salvador-murder-nabbed-in-stabbing-colorado-woman.html
Publication date: onday 13 November 2017

An MS-13 gang member wanted for murder was arrested in Colorado on Friday after he allegedly stabbed a woman with a screwdriver and ran over her leg, police said. Angel Ramos, 36, an illegal immigrant who was previously deported from the U.S., was taken ...

News El Salvador: Gov. Charlie Baker urges US government to let residents from Haiti, Honduras, El Salvador with 'Temporary Protected Status' stay

News channel or source: http://www.masslive.com/politics/index.ssf/2017/11/gov_charlie_baker_urges_us_gov.html
Publication date: Wednesday 15 November 2017

Gov. Charlie Baker on Tuesday sent a letter to acting Homeland Security Secretary Elaine Duke asking her to let citizens of Haiti, El Salvador and Honduras remain in the United States. "It is not consistent with the traditions and values of the United ...

News El Salvador: El Salvador warns Uber, drivers to cease operations

News channel or source: http://www.wral.com/el-salvador-warns-uber-drivers-to-cease-operations/17103552/
Publication date: Saturday 18 November 2017

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador — A top official in El Salvador is warning Uber that the ride-hailing app is operating outside the law and must cease operations, six months after launching in the country. Transportation Vice Minister Nelson Garcia says ...

News El Salvador: Statement by UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein at the end of his mission to El Salvador

News channel or source: http://www.ohchr.org/EN/NewsEvents/Pages/DisplayNews.aspx?NewsID=22412&LangID=E
Publication date: Friday 17 November 2017

I have just concluded my visit to El Salvador, the first by a UN High Commissioner for Human Rights. I would like to thank President Salvador Sánchez Cerén and his Government for their invitation to visit the country - and for their openness to discuss ...