Random Travel Photo of the Week: San Salvador Homes

San Salvador, El Salvador, Central America. Photo by Charish Badzinski. In El Salvador, the poorest families build their homes out of whatever they can find, from scrap metal to chain link fences to cardboard. Here you see homes lined along the railroad tracks, where trains still run regularly. Wealth in the country is highly polarized, … More Random Travel Photo of the Week: San Salvador Homes

The Cooperative Spirit in El Salvador’s Lower Lempa

Fewer than 20 years after the peace accord was signed to bring quiet to war-torn El Salvador, wounds from the oppression of the people and civil rights violations are still fresh: poverty is rampant—nearing 75%, gangs are gaining influence, and an estimated 500 to 750 Salvadorans cross the border each day in the hopes of … More The Cooperative Spirit in El Salvador’s Lower Lempa