El Salvador

Throughout the civil war, thousands of children were forcibly separated from their families; approximately 2,354 children were adopted into the U.S., with adopted parents told that they were orphans. (Photo by Linda Hess Miller via Wikimedia Commons)

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Decades after the end of a brutal civil war, survivors continue to demand justice and search for Salvadoran disappeared children forcibly taken by the army.

Carlos Salmeron (left) prepares an espresso drink at his new coffee house, Ventoux Roasters, in Bryant, Seattle. (Photo by Janelle Retka)

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Seattle has a reputation as a city coated with endless corners of coffee shops devoted to fair trade bean sources.

An elder Salvadoran man who survived the armed conflict is preparing a poster memorializing slain family members for the annual “Encuentro de Victimas” (Meeting of Victims) in San Salvador, El Salvador. (Photo by Alex Montalvo)

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In the Eighties, Seattle was a hub for resistance to U.S. funded human rights abuses in Central America. With new hope for justice in...

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Too many weeks ago, I was invited to Janne Abullarade's home for a super duper special treat: homemade baklava. Janne was born in El Salvador...

On opening night, El Salvador faced off against Iran. The game ended in a 0-0 tie. (Photo by Sihanouk Mariona)

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If you still had any doubts about how hyperdiverse the Puget Sound region has become, look no further than the All Nations Cup soccer tournament. Over...