Eleanor Millard

Observing El Salvador’s election renews faith in democracy

I am returning to El Salvador to be an international observer of their latest national election. A curious friend asks me, "So why do you go to those countries down there in Central America? It must be dangerous.

Murder and mining in Guatemala

Eleanor Millard Special to the News San Marcos, Guatemala At a gold mine site in San Miguel Ixtahuacan, an older Mayan woman reaches into the open window of our small bus and holds both my arms firmly.