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El Salvador

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  • Hurricane Sandy donations on their way

    An 11-day effort to collect clothes and other supplies for victims of Hurricane Sandy has packed a local surfwear company's warehouse and the donated goods are now on their way to the East Coast in a U-Haul truck. "We nearly filled the entire warehouse,...
  • Maryland counties seek to make English official language

    Jose Soto doesn't pay attention to politics in Frederick County. He's new to town and spends much of his time working at an apple-processing plant in Pennsylvania. But he heard something a few weeks ago about the county making English its official...
  • Portada de Time: Rubio, el salvador republicano

    Portada de Time: Rubio, el salvador republicano
    “Sólo hay un salvador, y no soy yo. #Jesús”, escribió Rubio, un fervoroso católico del oeste de Miami, quien exploró la religión mormona mientras vivió en Las Vegas. Esta es una típica posición del senador cubano americano por Florida...
  • Mari Carmen Aponte confirmed by U.S. Senate

     
    Mari Carmen Aponte was confirmed by the U.S. Senate this afternoon to become U.S. ambassador to El Salvador, making her the first female Puerto Rican to serve as a U.S. ambasdsador and ending a long political tussel that lately pitted bipartisan allies ...
  • U.S. Senate cloture motion approved 62-37, clearing way to Aponte confirmation

     
    Updated 2:18 p.m. 06/14/12 with comments from Sen. Marco Rubio. Two years after Mari Carmen Aponte was nominated to be U.S. Ambassador to El Salvador, the U.S. Senate is ready to confirm her to that post. Aponte's nomination has been on hold but a 62-37...
  • Magnitude 7.4 earthquake hits El Salvador; tsunami warning issued

     
    California is not included in a tsunami warning issued Sunday night after a magnitude 7.4 earthquake off the coast of El Salvador....
  • In a first, U.S. labels MS-13 street gang 'criminal organization'

     
    Federal authorities Thursday designated the notorious Mara Salvatrucha MS-13 as a “transnational criminal organization,” giving federal authorities more tools to fight the street gang that has its roots in Los Angeles. Under the designation,...
  • Spanish judge indicts 20 Salvadorans in 1989 killings of Jesuits

     
    After two years of investigation, a Spanish judge today issued an indictment and arrest order against 20 former military officials in El Salvador for the 1989 killings of six Jesuit priests, a housekeeper and her daughter during this country’s civil...
  • Ricardo Stein, an architect of peace in Guatemala, is dead at 62

     
    Ricardo Stein, a Guatemalan intellectual and human rights advocate who became one of the key architects of the 1996 peace accords ending the country's long civil war, has died of cancer. He was 62 (link in Spanish). Stein spent much of his life fighting...
  • The week in Latin America: Peru's African legacy

     
    Here are stories that made top headlines in Latin America this week, and highlights from our coverage of the region by Times reporters and your blogger here at La Plaza: Significant court ruling in Mexico In Mexico, the Supreme Court ruled that human-...
  • Unprecedented action aimed at weakening MS-13 street gang

     
    Mara Salvatrucha MS-13 on Thursday won the distinction of being the first street gang designated by the federal government as a “transnational criminal organization." Local law enforcement officials cheered what they saw as the unprecedented federal...