El Salvador

Associated Press
May 22, 2019 - 5:15 pm
The federal agency that oversees the care of unaccompanied migrant children acknowledged to CBS News Wednesday that a 10-year-old girl from El Salvador died in its custody on Sept. 29, 2018. The child's death had not been previously reported. She was the first of six migrant children to die in U.S...
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AP
April 08, 2019 - 5:16 pm
David Escobar Fuentes fled El Salvador because gangs were extorting his ranching family, while Bryon Melgar Menjivar wanted to escape the pressure to join a gang that started when he was 15. Sandra Monroy headed north for a good job. They told California Gov. Gavin Newsom their stories Monday, the...
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AP
March 31, 2019 - 8:48 am
President Donald Trump is taking the first steps to cut direct aid to El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras, whose citizens are fleeing north and overwhelming U.S. resources at the southern border. The State Department says it will work with Congress to suspend 2017 and 2018 payments to the trio of...
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