Category: The Diaspora

Entre el Amor y la Distancia

I’m a first -generation child of immigrants, dealing with the complexities of familial love and the effects the Latin American diaspora has had on this love…

A Personal View from the Diaspora

In 1992 the Chapultepec Peace Accords ended El Salvador’s brutal 12-year civil war. The government granted amnesty to all parties, protecting war criminal…

The Legacy of War

Miguel was six years old when he was forced to witness the execution of his first-grade teacher for participating in a teachers’ strike. “What I remember is that the…

Beating Stereotypes

About one out of every ten Hispanics in the Boston metropolitan area is Salvadoran, according to the 2010 American Community Survey. Yet little is…


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