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David Agren - Catholic News ServiceJuly 01, 2020
"We see with increasing urgency the need for a state intelligently existing and dialoguing with the community to respond to the emergency produced by the pandemic," they said.
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David Agren - Catholic News ServiceJune 10, 2020
A Salvadoran military commander is on trial in Spain for his involvement for the murder of the Salvadoran martyrs at the Jesuit-run Central American University over three decades ago.
El Salvador President Nayib Bukele participates in a news conference on May 26, 2020, in San Salvador during a nationwide COVID-19 quarantine. (CNS photo/Jose Cabezas, Reuters) 
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David Agren - Catholic News ServiceJune 08, 2020
Father Andreu Oliva, rector of the Jesuit Jose Simeon Canas Central American University in El Salvador, issued a blistering assessment of the first year in office for President Nayib Bukele.
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David Agren - Catholic News ServiceApril 28, 2020
Mexico has recorded 13,842 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 1,305 deaths, the Health Secretariat reported April 26.
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David Agren - Catholic News ServiceApril 17, 2020
Deportations of migrants to Central America has continued during the COVID-19 crisis, even though the countries to which the migrants are being sent have otherwise closed their borders and imposed quarantines.
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David Agren - Catholic News ServiceApril 14, 2020
Catholic migrant ministries in Latin America are calling for an end to deportations while the pandemic continues.
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David Agren - Catholic News ServiceApril 01, 2020
In Buenos Aires, the local Catholic Church is doing what it can to help its flock during the coronavirus crisis.
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David Agren - Catholic News ServiceFebruary 25, 2020
Mexico's bishops called for action after a spate of slayings of women and girls -- crimes known as femicide -- that have provoked anger and protests, but also highlighted the country's machismo culture and deep-seated problems such as impunity.
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David Agren - Catholic News ServiceFebruary 11, 2020
Jesuit provincials have demanded that Nicaraguan authorities end a "campaign of slander and aggressions" against the Jesuit-run Central American University in Managua and its rector, Jesuit Father Jose Alberto Idiaquez.
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David Agren - Catholic News ServiceJanuary 14, 2020
The Jan. 10 shooting shocked Mexico, where 13 years of drug cartel-driven violence has left more than 200,000 dead and approximately 65,000 missing.