| Dec 5, 2011
| 10:49 AM
The Tungurahua volcano spewed lava and rock Tuesday, prompting the government to urge four villages to evacuate. Ecuador's Geophysical Institute noted increased activity two days earlier, and authorities prepared shelters in case mandatory...
| Jul 18, 2011
| 6:24 AM
Count to 10, Jose. Hold your breath and absorb the reality. Smile as your name is called and you head to the front of the room, one of 50 this morning at the Immigration and Naturalization Service in Baltimore whose life is about to be changed again....
| Jul 31, 2011
| 8:00 AM
At a tidy jail in Frederick County, Sheriff Chuck Jenkins and his deputies have helped federal authorities identify nearly 1,000 illegal immigrants for deportation in the past three years.
In a renovated mansion in Prince George's County, Casa de...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 4:53 PM
When Sarita Santillan moved from Peru to Maryland with her family in 2003, she was just 11 years old — and had little clue how hard it would be to stay here.
This week, Santillan, 20, an illegal immigrant who lives in Greektown, will be among...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 4:56 PM
Kevin Hernandez was 11 when he left his grandmother's home in El Salvador, traveling by bus and on foot — alone — to Maryland to meet his mother, whom he had not seen since he was 6.
Shortly after the boy waded through chest-high water to...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 7:58 PM
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,...
| Mar 11, 2012
| 8:45 AM
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...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 7:17 PM
“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...
| May 29, 2013
| 11:45 AM
The death of Salvadoran poet Roque Dalton in 1975 is one of the great tragedies of Latin American literature and of the Latin American left. And it was a tragedy the left inflicted on itself.
Dalton had joined one of the armed rebel groups fighting...
| May 29, 2013
| 2:32 PM
El Tamarindo Cafe II
3100 N. Federal Highway, Lighthouse Point, 954-480-9919
Alex Amaya and his three siblings have opened the third offshoot of 7-year-old El Tamarindo Cafe on State Road 84 in Fort Lauderdale. This time, in the former Charms Cafe,...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 6:30 PM
The passage of sweeping immigration legislation would mean "everything" to the 16-year-old girl from El Salvador who can't forget the image of her father's arrest and subsequent deportation, nor her own fear of being unable to pursue her dreams without so...