El Salvador’s Security Smoke Screens

NACLA and Taylor & Francis Online, November 2020. With Pamela Ruiz. This is an excerpt; complete copies are available at either publisher. My reporting for this piece was thanks to a grant from The Fund for Constitutional Government. In April 2020, Salvadoran president Nayib Bukele reacted to a wave of murders by ordering prison officials... Continue Reading →

Al interior del complot para asesinar a Berta Cáceres // Inside the Plot to Kill a Honduran Activist

The Intercept, Diciembre 2019. In English here. Leia em português. Con Chiara Eisner. Ya pasaron más de tres años desde que Berta Cáceres fue asesinada en su casa en Honduras. Cáceres era una activista de 44 años, madre y una celebridad mundial —recibió el Premio Ambiental Goldman en el año 2015 por dirigir una campaña... Continue Reading →

A Salvadoran writer goes into exile

The New Yorker, February 2016. Before it dawned on him that he would have to flee his country—a realization aided by a series of death threats in November of last year—the Salvadoran writer Jorge Galán had some questions for Father Jon Sobrino, an elderly Jesuit priest. Father Sobrino is from Spain, but he has spent... Continue Reading →

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