The political has long been the personal for those who decided to abandon all they knew in El Salvador to search for a safer, but uncertain, future up north. The political narrative dominating the news includes scenes of desperate, weary souls seeking asylum and alarms over an impending — albeit unproven — invasion of hordes bringing crime and disease. Anita Pouchard Serra, who had been photographing news events along the border, thought the flood of images coming from there failed to capture the profundity of the crisis. Pouchard Serra said. It has its own cultural mix and a lot of feeling of being here and there.
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The culture of El Salvador is a Central American culture nation influenced by the clash of ancient Mesoamerica and medieval Iberian Peninsula. Mestizo culture and the Catholic Church dominates the country. Although the Romance language , Castilian Spanish , is the official and dominant language spoken in El Salvador, Salvadoran Spanish which is part of Central American Spanish has influences of Native American languages of El Salvador such as Lencan languages , Cacaopera language , Mayan languages and Pipil language , which are still spoken in some regions of El Salvador. Salvadorans inhabit the lush Central American nation of El Salvador. El Salvador is one of the seven country in the giant isthmus of Central America. The surface of El Salvador features tropical forest, jungles, mountains, volcanoes, plains savanna , rivers, lagoons, lakes, calderas and the Pacific Ocean. The forests of El Salvador contain a wide diversity of flora and fauna. El Salvador is a home to ecosystems, biomes, living, nonliving natural resources and also home to a plethora of diverse species. In terms of nonliving resources, El Salvador contains rich volcanic soil, fertile earth that gives life to lush vegetation. Native vegetation such as Yucca gigantea , Cassava , Fernaldia pandurata and Crotalaria longirostrata which are used in Salvadoran food.
From the Vatican to the U. Congress, expressions of anguish, empathy and outrage poured out Wednesday over the photos of a migrant father and young daughter who drowned while trying to cross the Rio Grande from Mexico to enter the United States. The photos show the bodies of the man and his month-old daughter lying face down near the river bank. Her arm was draped around his neck, suggesting she clung to her father in their final moments.
Even if only via a WhatsApp message fired off at lunch, the pair spoke every day. In the weeks leading up to her disappearance, Jocelyn had frequently attempted to break up with her boyfriend, Ronald Urbina. The pair had been in a relationship for ten years — lived together for five. My daughter was a tenacious woman — she set goals and she hit them. Three days later, year-old Jocelyn was dead. Her body had been cut up into seven pieces and dumped in two different locations across San Salvador, the leafy-green capital. El Salvador is considered one of the most dangerous countries in the world. A small, densely populated state in Central America, it has the highest homicide rate outside of a war zone. On average, a murder happens every two hours.