Anna-Catherine Brigida is a freelance journalist covering human rights, migration and security in Central America. She has been based in El Salvador since January 2018 and was previously based in Guatemala. She regularly contributes coverage of the region to The Washington Post, The Guardian, Al Jazeera and other international media outlets.
As Salvadoran Leaders Tout a Safer Country, More People Are Going Missing
More than three people disappeared each day in El Salvador during the first four months of this year, a marked increase over 2020.
The War on ImmigrantsA Family Separated Between El Salvador and the U.S., First Blocked by Trump and Then Coronavirus
Four sisters among the lucky few children to be approved to come to the U.S. under the Central American Minors program had their hopes dashed again.
The War on ImmigrantsDespite U.S. Asylum Ban, Honduran Women Fleeing Violence Remain Undeterred
The Trump administration has placed significant roadblocks to asylum in the way of Central American women in particular.