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  • Dates set for Galaxy's initial CONCACAF Champions League play

    Dates set for Galaxy's initial CONCACAF Champions League play
    The Galaxy will open play in the group stage of the 2013-14 CONCACAF Champions League with a home game Aug. 20 against Cartagines of Costa Rica. The Galaxy's other opponent in the group stage, Isidro Metapan of El Salvador, also will open its two-game...
  • Obama to recommend extending loan guarantees for Israel

     
    The Obama administration will recommend that Congress extend American loan guarantees currently provided to Israel, according to an Israeli report Wednesday....
  • Caffe Luna Rosa, Kani Japanese Sushi Buffet & El Salvador del Mundo 11 cited by state restaurant inspectors

     
    Critical violations of state sanitation and safety laws observed by inspectors at three South Florida restaurants last week prompted the Florida Department of Business & Professional Regulation to cite the owners and briefly suspend their operations....
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • Federal officials want to starve MS-13 gang of its money

     
    Federal authorities named Mara Salvatrucha MS-13, the ruthless Latin American gang born three decades ago on the streets of Los Angeles, a “transnational criminal organization” on Thursday, making it the first street gang to join the list. The...
  • Fed crackdown shows MS-13 gang is real threat, experts said

     
    The decision last week by federal authorities to classify the Mara Salvatrucha MS-13 gang as a “transnational criminal organization" has some experts hoping the move will put the gang on the run....