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US and Mexico child deportations drive extreme violence and trauma: UNICEF

US and Mexico child deportations drive extreme violence and trauma: UNICEF

The many life-threatening dangers faced by children from Central America who are being deported from the United States of America and Mexico, are highlighted in a new report from United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) on Thursday, which also draws attention to the traumatic consequences of family separation by migration authorities. In the first 6 months […]

A day without murder: no one is killed in El Salvador for first time in two years

A day without murder: no one is killed in El Salvador for first time in two years

El Salvador, one of the world’s deadliest countries, has recorded a rare day without a single homicide. The national civil police commissioner, Howard, Cotto said on Thursday that no murders were reported the previous day in the gang-plagued little Central American country. The last time the country went a full day without any killings was […]

El Salvador’s records 677 murders in June highest since civil war

El Salvador’s records 677 murders in June highest since civil war

The month of June saw 677 murders in El Salvador, more than in any other single month since the end of the country’s civil war. Miguel Fortin Magana, director of the country’s Legal Medicine Institute, said Friday that June’s total surpassed May’s total of 641 murders. The first six months of this year have produced […]

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