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El Salvador offering 5,000 passports, voting rights to skilled workers from abroad

Central American country El Salvador is offering 5,000 'free passports' to highly skilled workers from abroad.

El Salvador: Renewed state of emergency undermines right to fair trial

New York: The decision by El Salvador to extend a state of emergency aimed at cracking down on gangs undermines the right to fair trial, three experts appointed by the UN Human Rights Council said on Monday.

El Salvador urged to uphold human rights amid state of emergency

New York: The UN human rights office, OHCHR, on Tuesday expressed concern over mass detentions and other measures implemented during the state of emergency in El Salvador, now in effect for a year.

El Salvador: Response to the rise in gang killings ‘cruel and inhuman’

New York: The introduction of a series of measures in El Salvador in response to a rise in gang killings, has prompted the grave concern of the UN human rights office, which noted on Tuesday a pattern of “unnecessary and excessive use of force” by police and military forces.

Doctors without borders suspend activity in El Salvador after attack on ambulance team

Moscow/Sputnik: The international organization, Doctors Without Borders (MSF), announced a temporary suspension of its activity in El Salvador following an attack on an ambulance team.

New El Salvador law, a victory for forced displacement victims: UN refugee agency

New York/IBNS: A new law in El Salvador opens a door for tens of thousands of forced displacement victims in the country to access to life-saving humanitarian assistance and have their basic rights restored, said the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) on Friday.

UN chief welcomes new push by El Salvador’s political parties to begin fresh dialogue

New York, July 20 (IBNS): United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has welcomed the decision announced on Wednesday by El Salvador’s political parties to set up a new “negotiating framework”.

As 'shithole' remark snowballs, Trump says 'I'm not racist'

Washington, Jan 15 (IBNS): In a first, Donald Trump has publicly told reporters that he's the least racist person they are likely to have interviewed.

Trump's 'shithole' comment angers lawmakers

Washington, Jan 12 (IBNS): US President Donald Trump did not take too kindly on immigrants from Africa, Haiti and El Salvador at a White House meeting recently, according to a report by The Washington Post.

At least two die in El Salvador fire

San Salvador, Jul 8 (IBNS): At least two persons were reported dead after a fire engulfed one of the buildings of El Salvador's Finance Ministry on Friday afternoon, reports said.