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Salvadoran Foreign Minister Alexandra Hill Tinoco

El Salvador opens diplomatic relations with 6 African countries

El Salvador has fostered diverse diplomatic ties with nations worldwide. These diplomatic relations, spanning across continents, underscore the country’s significance in global politics and its commitment to promoting international cooperation and development. Based on that, El Salvador opened diplomatic relations with 6 African countries. The Salvadoran Foreign Minister, Alexandra Hill … Read more

Volker Türk, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

UN High Commissioner Says that the Duration of the State of Exception in El Salvador is Excessive

Volker Türk, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, stated that the duration of the state of emergency in El Salvador is excessive and that the mass arrests that this has caused are alarming. Türk made the statement Tuesday, September 12, in his opening speech at the 54th session of … Read more

Temporary Protected Status TPS

The U.S. extends the deadline for Salvadorans to re-register for Temporary Protected Status TPS

Two days before the deadline for Salvadorans currently benefiting from Temporary Protected Status (TPS) to re-register, the United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) reported that the deadline was extended until March 9, 2025. It was previously reported that the deadline for Salvadorans expired on September 10, 2023, which meant … Read more

TPS El Salvador

September 10 is the Deadline for Salvadorans to Re-register for the Temporary Protection Status TPS

Salvadorans living in the United States who qualify for the Temporary Protection Status (TPS) have until September 10 to submit their registration for said immigration benefit. The TPS extension is from September 10, 2023, to March 9, 2025. The Salvadoran Ministry of Foreign Affairs has made available its consular network … Read more

Screenshot of CPJ press conference on Jose Ruben Zamora.

One-year anniversary of Jose Ruben Zamora’s imprisonment reignites calls for journalist’s release

This article by the Committee to Protect Journalists originally appeared on and is being published by under a Creative Commons 4.0 license. Washington, D.C., July 27, 2023—The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) reiterated its urgent call for the release of Guatemalan journalist José Rubén Zamora at a press conference on Wednesday marking … Read more