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What is next for El Salvador?
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What is next for El Salvador?

Against a backdrop of poverty, brutal violence, and entrenched corruption, Salvadorans went to the polls on February 3, 2019, and elected 37-year old Nayib Bukele, who ran an unorthodox campaign positioning himself as an alternative to the two parties who have dominated the country's political landscape. #Podcast Guests: Vice President Elect Félix Ulloa, Journalist Glenda Umaña and Eric Olson of Seattle International Foundation Read more

The real crisis south of the border
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The real crisis south of the border

Violence and a governance breakdown in Central America's 'Northern Triangle' nations of Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador is driving migration to the US. Read more

El Salvador’s Attorney General Pays a Steep Price for His Anti-Corruption Fight
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El Salvador’s Attorney General Pays a Steep Price for His Anti-Corruption Fight

El Salvador’s legislature last month declined to reappoint Attorney General Douglas Melendez for a second term. In an interview with WPR, Eric Olson, a Latin America specialist at the Seattle International Foundation, discusses Melendez’s tenure as attorney general and the political impact of El Salvador’s “endemic” corruption, including on next month’s presidential election. Read more

Global Giving
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Global Giving

Women's Justice Initiative equips girls in Guatemala to shape their own destinies and communities. Seattle International Foundation, Seattle Foundation’s global affiliate, supports Women’s Justice Initiative through its Central America & Mexico Youth Fund (CAMY Fund). Read more