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El Salvador

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  • A renegade and a feminist, Sister Judy is still keeping the faith

    Sister Judy Vaughan skipped the 1989 celebration of her 25th anniversary as a Catholic nun; the male-celebrated liturgy offended her emerging feminism. She spent the evening instead in El Salvador, challenging right-wing forces that had declared war on...
  • El Salvador's presidential election too close to call

    El Salvador's presidential election too close to call
    MEXICO CITY — El Salvador's presidential runoff was so close Sunday night that election officials declined to name a winner until a final count Monday. Adding to the confusion of the evening, left- and right-wing parties each declared victory,...
  • Izquierdista clama victoria y su rival teme fraude en presidenciales El Salvador

    Izquierdista clama victoria y su rival teme fraude en presidenciales El Salvador
    El ex guerrillero izquierdista Salvador Sánchez Cerén clamó victoria el domingo en las elecciones presidenciales de El Salvador por un puñado de votos, mientras su rival de extrema derecha agitaba fantasmas de fraude y las autoridades evitaban declarar un...
  • Ventaja de Sánchez en elección El Salvador es "irreversible", Quijano quiere recuento total de votos

    Ventaja de Sánchez en elección El Salvador es "irreversible", Quijano quiere recuento total de votos
    La exigua diferencia a favor del ex comandante guerrillero Salvador Sánchez Cerén en los comicios presidenciales de El Salvador es irreversible, dijo el lunes el jefe de la autoridad electoral del país, aunque su rival de derecha insistió en su triunfo...
  • Salvador Sanchez Ceren wins El Salvador's presidential election

    MEXICO CITY – Salvadoran electoral authorities on Thursday declared leftist Vice President Salvador Sanchez Ceren the winner of a bitterly contested presidential election, but the political right refused to accept the loss. Tension continued to...
  • España, rumbo al Mundial con Diego Costa listo para el debut

    España, rumbo al Mundial con Diego Costa listo para el debut
    Iñaki Dufour Las Rozas (Madrid), 2 jun (EFE).- La selección española tomó el lunes rumbo al Mundial de Brasil 2014 vía Washington, donde ultimará su preparación con un amistoso el próximo sábado ante El Salvador, con el delantero Diego Costa listo...
  • Maryland man focus of national debate over asylum claims

    Maryland man focus of national debate over asylum claims
    When Julio Martinez crossed the U.S. border illegally more than a decade ago, his attorneys say, he was running for his life, attempting to escape the deadly and pervasive gang he joined in his native El Salvador as a 14-year-old boy. Martinez, who...
  • 100-year-old fulfills lifelong dream, becomes U.S. citizen on birthday

    100-year-old fulfills lifelong dream, becomes U.S. citizen on birthday
    Since she was 7 years old, Donatila Leticia Munoz Orantes has wanted to become a U.S. citizen. On Wednesday, her 100th birthday, her wish came true. Munoz Orantes, a native Nicaraguan who lives with her daughter in Germantown, came to the United...
  • Return of conspiracy nuts: Obama's secret immigration reform 'plan'

    In the quest for simple answers to complex problems, one irrational explanation for the humanitarian crisis at our southern border demands an unqualified refutation. That would be the conspiracy theory being peddled by conservatives that President Obama...
  • Pope Francis 'deeply saddened' by deaths of three relatives

    Pope Francis was “deeply saddened” to learn of the deaths of three relatives in a car crash Tuesday on a provincial highway in Argentina, the Vatican said. An Argentine police official quoted by the Associated Press said the pope's 38-year-...
  • Lawmakers travel to Central America, express concern on immigration

    A group of California legislators has conveyed concern in person to the president of El Salvador about the surge in unaccompanied minors from Central America who are traveling illegally to the United States, Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg said...