El Salvador

Country in Central America

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El Salvador, officially the Republic of El Salvador, is the smallest and the most densely populated country in Central America. It is bordered on the northeast by Honduras, on the northwest by Guatemala, and on the south by the Pacific Ocean. El Salvador's capital and largest city is San Salvador. As of 2016, the country had a population of approximately 6.34 million.

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Darlyn Valle died in U.S. custody after crossing the border from Mexico. She was only 10 years old and was on her way from El Salvador to her mother in the U.S...
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Lawmakers in El Salvador agreed on Thursday to suspend a controversial amnesty bill following an outcry from victims' families, the United Nations and rights..
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Central Americans are migrating to the U.S. in record numbers, but it’s part of a vicious cycle decades in the making. CBSN Originals' Adam Yamaguchi travels..
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Critics including victim's of El Salvador's bloody civil war, human rights groups, and the United Nations have come out to oppose a bill which would offer..
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Trump directs State Department to cut off aid to El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras; Parents in college admissions scandal appear in court
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A newly identified 10-year-old girl who died in U.S. custody was traveling alone from El Salvador. She was trying to get to her mother in Nebraska. Omar..
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An amnesty bill that critics say aims to whitewash crimes committed during El Salvador's bloody civil war faced an uncertain fate in Congress on Thursday..
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A 10-year-old girl from El Salvador died in the U.S. in September, but her death was not previously reported. It's the sixth known case of a migrant child dying..
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A 10-year-old girl from El Salvador with a heart defect died at a U.S. hospital last September after crossing the border with her family. Her death is the sixth..
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A 10-year-old girl from El Salvador died under US care in September in a previously unreported case.
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The death toll of migrant children in U.S. custody rose to six after federal authorities acknowledged that a 10-year-old girl died eight months ago.
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