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Central Americans are part of our nation's story. It's the whole story. Let's write our American story together!

Ancestry Research

How to search for ancestors in El Salvador's Diario Oficial newspaper using Google Search and Cached pages.

Medical Medium

In the late 19th century, the city of Jutiapa—Náhuatl for river of flowers—in Guatemala became the birthplace of a spiritual healer, Francisco José García. Like the Mayan ah-men, Mr. García helped his community overcome illnesses.

Dewey McLaughlin

Born in La Ceiba, Honduras, Dewey McLaughlin, a hotel porter living in Miami Beach, Florida, bravely contested his arrest in 1962. 

Luis Dominguez


Luis is a member of the NASA team at Pasadena's Jet Propulsion Laboratory that made history in 2020 with the launch of the Perseverance rover to Mars.

Ancestry TV Commercial

This is Tía Amalia, a Salvadoran-born WWII nurse who lived and worked in San Francisco in the 1940s caring for soldiers returning home from the war. She was part of a group of minority nurses allowed to join the U.S. labor force to alleviate the nurse shortage during WWII. 

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