Sen. Marco Rubio (R., Fla.) vowed to work to cut off aid to El Salvador after the country’s government switched its diplomatic recognition from Taiwan to China, a move that could usher in the first Chinese-controlled military base in the Americas.
Taiwan vowed on Tuesday to fight China’s “increasingly out of control” behavior after Taipei lost another ally to Beijing when El Salvador became the third country to switch allegiances to China this year.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will not renew immigration protections for some 200,000 Salvadoran nationals in the United States, the administration announced Monday, bringing to an end more than 17 years of protected status.
Democratic Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (Texas) is working to bring an illegal immigrant back into the United States.
El Salvador’s purportedly moderate new president met this week with two Cuban spies convicted in the United States, raising questions about his willingness to work with U.S. officials on anti-gang and anti-drug efforts.
A former Marxist guerrilla leader is poised to be El Salvador’s next president after the country’s electoral tribunal validated election results on Thursday.
The conservative candidate in El Salvador’s presidential runoff is calling for the vote to be annulled and said he would appeal to the Supreme Court absent a full recount, Reuters reports.
U.S. lawmakers on Tuesday urged officials in El Salvador to uphold the integrity of votes in the country’s closely contested presidential election.
El Salvador could morph into another Venezuela if the current ruling party retains control in presidential runoff elections next month, a leading expert on the region tells the Washington Free Beacon.
A former Marxist guerilla leader whose party reportedly has ties to Venezuela’s socialist government and drug traffickers is poised to be El Salvador’s next president.