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Report: At Least 138 Sent From US to El Salvador Were Killed

WASHINGTON — At least 138 people deported to El Salvador from the United States in recent years were subsequently killed, Human Rights Watch says in a report that comes as the Trump administration makes it harder for Central Americans to seek refuge here. “Ou...
Gov. Gavin Newsom and his wife, Jennifer Siebel Newsom talk with migrant in El Salvador.

Newsom Meets Salvadorans Who Tried to Reach US

PANCHIMALCO, El Salvador — 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....
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Newsom Says His El Salvador Trip a Counter to Trump

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador — Gov. Gavin Newsom said Sunday his visit to El Salvador serves as a counter-narrative to what he called President Donald Trump's demoralizing and toxic rhetoric about Central American...