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News El Salvador » San Salvador: Fleeing gangs in El Salvador, woman finds safe haven in U.S.

News channel or source: http://catholicphilly.com/2018/02/news/world-news/fleeing-gangs-in-el-salvador-woman-finds-safe-haven-in-u-s/
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

OMAHA, Neb. (CNS) — Belinda, a native of El Salvador, lights up a room with her smile — until she recounts her fear of violent gangs in San Salvador, fleeing to escape them and spending months in jail in the United States. Then her sparkling eyes cloud ...

News El Salvador » San Salvador: El Salvador Supreme Court blocks marriage amendment

News channel or source: http://www.washingtonblade.com/2018/02/14/el-salvador-supreme-court-blocks-marriage-amendment/
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador — Judges on El Salvador’s Supreme Court on Jan. 31 ruled on four lawsuits filed against a constitutional amendment approved in May 2015 that defined marriage as between a man and a woman. According to the judges, the ...

News El Salvador » San Salvador: El Salvador commutes women's 30-year abortion sentence

News channel or source: http://www.nwitimes.com/news/world/el-salvador-commutes-women-s--year-abortion-sentence/article_2901d4f5-d64d-5154-b5a0-7117d17504ba.html
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — El Salvador's Supreme Court on Thursday commuted the sentence of a woman serving 30 years in prison for what she says was a stillbirth. The court ruled the evidence in the case did not prove she took any specific action ...

News El Salvador » San Salvador: El Salvador Frees Woman Imprisoned Under Anti-Abortion Laws

News channel or source: https://www.usnews.com/news/world/articles/2018-02-15/el-salvador-frees-woman-imprisoned-under-anti-abortion-laws
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

SAN SALVADOR (Reuters) - An El Salvadoran woman, serving a 30-year prison term for allegedly aborting her child, was freed on Thursday after the country's Supreme Court reduced her sentence. Since 1997, El Salvador has had one of the world's most severe ...

News El Salvador » San Salvador: El Salvador releases woman jailed over abortion

News channel or source: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/el-salvador-releases-woman-jailed-over-abortion-161112523.html
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

San Salvador (AFP) - A Salvadoran woman serving a 30-year jail ... Under a law that came into force in 1998, all abortions are illegal in El Salvador, regardless of whether the pregnancy results from rape or poses a medical threat to the woman.

News El Salvador » San Salvador: U.N. finds possible extrajudicial killings in El Salvador gang offensive

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-el-salvador-violence/u-n-finds-possible-extrajudicial-killings-in-el-salvador-gang-offensive-idUSKBN1FQ0E1
Publication date: onday 05 February 2018

SAN SALVADOR (Reuters) - Police and soldiers in El Salvador may have committed extrajudicial killings and used excessive force in their battle against violent street gangs in the Central American country, the United Nations said on Monday. Agnes Callamard ...

News El Salvador » San Salvador: El Salvador’s ‘Iron Fist’ Crackdown on Gangs: A Lethal Policy With U.S. Origins

News channel or source: https://www.worldpoliticsreview.com/articles/24136/el-salvador-s-iron-fist-crackdown-on-gangs-a-lethal-policy-with-u-s-origins
Publication date: onday 05 February 2018

SAN SALVADOR—Late one morning in the fall of 2016, police officers handcuffed a group of middle school-aged boys on a street in a neighborhood on the outskirts of El Salvador’s capital. The boys were serving as lookouts for members of MS-13 ...

News El Salvador » San Salvador: El Salvador’s top court orders release of woman serving 30-year jail sentence over abortion

News channel or source: https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2018/02/16/world/social-issues-world/el-salvadors-top-court-orders-release-woman-serving-30-year-jail-sentence-abortion/
Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

SAN SALVADOR – A Salvadoran woman serving a 30-year jail ... where she should have never been in the first place.” But, she said, El Salvador “is still far from fully ensuring the rights of women and girls in the country,” and national authorities ...

News El Salvador » San Salvador: El Salvador releases woman jailed over abortion after thirty year sentence

News channel or source: http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/2018/feb/16/el-salvador-releases-woman-jailed-over-abortion-after-thirty-year-sentence-1774224.html
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

SAN SALVADOR: A Salvadoran woman serving a 30-year jail sentence ... Under a law that came into force in 1998, all abortions are illegal in El Salvador, regardless of whether the pregnancy results from rape or poses a medical threat to the woman.

News El Salvador » San Salvador: IMF Team Concludes Article IV Mission to El Salvador

News channel or source: http://www.imf.org/en/News/Articles/2018/02/16/pr1857-imf-team-concludes-article-iv-mission-to-el-salvador
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

An International Monetary Fund (IMF) team, led by Ms. Prachi Mishra, visited San Salvador from February 5 to 16, 2018 to assess the economic situation of the country. The Consultation was based on the revised National Accounts statistics. The concluding ...