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El Salvador

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  • Immigration debate splits Marylanders

    Immigration debate splits Marylanders
    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...
  • Deportation reprieve for illegal immigrants starts Wednesday

    Deportation reprieve for illegal immigrants starts Wednesday
    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...
  • With Dream Act approved, students look to the future

    With Dream Act approved, students look to the future
    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...
  • 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...