March 20, 2014

Who Would Want to Be President of El Salvador?

Tim Padgett, WLRN

The Associated Press

Here’s something you probably didn’t know: Salvadorans are poised to pass Cubans as the third-largest Latino group in the United States, behind Mexicans and Puerto Ricans. There are 2 million Salvadorans in the U.S. That’s almost a third of the entire population of El Salvador itself, Central America’s smallest country. Many were born in the U.S., but most are migrants – and that inordinate exodus suggests some serious things are wrong with El Salvador.

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TAGGED: El Salvador, Latin America, Salvador Sanchez Ceren

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