| Feb 17, 2015
| 5:00 AM
Conservative radio commentator Rush Limbaugh and others have blamed the current measles outbreak on children illegally crossing the southern border of the U.S.
"Children sick, healthy, you name it — poor, ill-educated, just tens of thousands of...
| Feb 9, 2015
| 8:04 PM
"They call it Door of the Devil," wrote Times journalist Laurie Becklund in 1983, "a craggy spot not far from downtown San Salvador where the earth ends, plunging into a sheer, mist-filled ravine."
Becklund had been reporting from El Salvador for nearly...
| Feb 4, 2015
| 2:29 PM
After Archbishop Oscar Romero was shot to death as he said Mass, Danlio Macias’ family mourned as if one of its own had been killed.
“I see these photos,” Macias said, eyes red with tears as he visited the site of Romero’s...
| Feb 3, 2015
| 7:38 AM
SAN SALVADOR - El arzobispo de San Salvador Oscar Arnulfo Romero, asesinado en 1980 y cuya beatificación fue aprobada hoy por el papa Francisco, fue considerado "la voz de los sin voz" por su defensa de los derechos humanos y sociales en los años...
| Jan 18, 2015
| 7:15 PM
His was one of the first and most credible voices to criticize human-rights atrocities by a Salvadoran regime that the U.S. was backing. And it cost him his career as an American diplomat.
Robert E. White, a former ambassador who became an outspoken...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 8:33 PM
During the 1980s, El Salvador was the single largest recipient of U.S. military hardware and weaponry in the Western Hemisphere. Although the Central American country's civil war ended in 1992, the guns, grenades and bullets linger, as do their...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 12:31 PM
SAN SALVADOR - Víctimas del conflicto armado salvadoreño marcharon hoy por San Salvador par rechazar la decisión de la Alcaldía de la ciudad de dar a una calle el nombre del fallecido militar Roberto D'Aubuisson, presunto autor intelectual del asesinato...
| May 5, 2014
| 7:30 AM
The U.S. State Department has issued several travel warnings in the last month, some a surprise, some less so. It also issued a Worldwide Caution on April 10, telling Americans to stay constantly alert because of terrorist threats. To read the full text,...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 9:59 AM
A Sylmar couple has pleaded not guilty to accusations that they paid to have a 9-year-old girl smuggled to the U.S. from Central America and forced her to work at their restaurant.
Dora Alicia Valle, 50, and her live-in boyfriend, Estrada Melvin...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 8:34 AM
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...
| May 16, 2014
| 7:52 PM
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.