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El Salvador

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  • After broken gang truce, El Salvador sees deadliest month in 10 years

    After broken gang truce, El Salvador sees deadliest month in 10 years
    Dr. Oscar Quijano touched his pinky to the hole in the head of the latest skeleton brought to the metal slab before him. It was clear she had been killed "in a violent way," Quijano said as he examined the skull of one of the many people slain despite a...
  • El Salvador jails women for miscarriages and stillbirths

    El Salvador jails women for miscarriages and stillbirths
    When Guadalupe Vasquez became pregnant at 17 after being raped by a neighbor of the house where she worked as a maid, she decided she wanted the baby. She even picked out a name: Gabriel. Then, on a day in late 2007, pain shot through her back and...
  • CONCACAF unveils Gold Cup group pairings and complete match schedule

    CONCACAF unveils Gold Cup group pairings and complete match schedule
    World Cup quarterfinalist Costa Rica will face Jamaica in its CONCACAF Gold Cup opener July 8 at StubHub Center in Carson. That Group B game will begin at 5 p.m., to be followed by Canada-El Salvador at 7:30. The defending champion United States,...
  • Cruise Port Spotlight: Santo Tomas de Castilla, Guatemala

    Cruise Port Spotlight: Santo Tomas de Castilla, Guatemala
    Exploring Mayan ruins, strolling in colonial towns, hiking and bird-watching in the rainforest, bartering in markets: Guatemala offers cruise passengers these opportunities and more. Guatemala, a Central American country, borders Mexico, Belize,...
  • U.S. moves against two Salvadoran military men in landmark cases

    U.S. moves against two Salvadoran military men in landmark cases
    U.S. authorities on Wednesday acted against two former Salvadoran military men who had lived freely and openly in the United States for years despite allegations they were involved in some of the most egregious atrocities committed in their homeland....
  • March mayhem and morality: a deportation and a sainting?

    March mayhem and morality: a deportation and a sainting?
    This March has seen two related but very different events — one a court ruling supporting the deportation of a man found complicit in many murders; the other an announcement of a move to make an official saint of a murder victim. The victim is...
  • Honoring 'Saint Romero' is overdue for many Salvadorans

    Honoring 'Saint Romero' is overdue for many Salvadorans
    Blanca Estela Garcia did not need the Vatican to tell her that slain Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero was a saint. Nor did the thousands of people gathering here in parks, in Masses and on marches to the San Salvador Cathedral in recent days to...
  • Orlando City midfielder Darwin Cerén called up to El Salvador national team

    Orlando City midfielder Darwin Cerén called up to El Salvador national team
    Add another player to the list of Orlando City call-ups. Midfielder Darwin Cerén has been called in to El Salvador’s national team roster for friendlies against Argentina and Guatemala in the upcoming FIFA international fixture window. Cerén...
  • Former Salvadoran general ordered deported from U.S.

    Former Salvadoran general ordered deported from U.S.
    An immigration appeals court has upheld the deportation of a former Salvadoran general living in Florida, finding him complicit in the rape and murder of three American Maryknoll nuns and the torture of political prisoners. Testimony in the case...
  • Fears of measles crossing southern border into U.S. are unfounded

    Fears of measles crossing southern border into U.S. are unfounded
    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...
  • Laurie Becklund dies at 66; former L.A. Times reporter, author

    Laurie Becklund dies at 66; former L.A. Times reporter, author
    "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...