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El Salvador

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  • Polio's war foothold

    Polio's war foothold
    Once virtually eradicated, polio again stalks the Horn of Africa, the Middle East and South Asia. The innocent victims are mostly young children. The perpetrators are insurgents and indifferent governments. The polio resurgence is preventable and it is...
  • Boys' basketball: Namon Wright leads an improving Pacific Hills

     Pacific Hills, the defending state Division IV champion which lost most of its players to graduation, has begun to make improvement behind its big-time returnee, Namon Wright, a Missouri signee. The Bruins are 12-8 overall and unbeaten in the Coastal...
  • Corazón y Miel brings a new Sunday morning option to brunch-starved Bell

    While restaurants serving brunch are abundant in most parts of Los Angeles, that is not the case in every single neighborhood. Specifically, the southeast L.A. community of Bell. Unless you count Denny’s and Hometown Buffet as viable brunch options,...
  • Sylmar couple accused of enslaving girl, 9, smuggled from El Salvador

    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...
  • 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...
  • Sen. Dianne Feinstein: Here's how to deal with the desperate children at the border

    Sen. Dianne Feinstein: Here's how to deal with the desperate children at the border
    With tens of thousands of vulnerable children crossing into the United States from Mexico without their parents, border states are facing a humanitarian crisis. Many of the children being apprehended at the border are fleeing unspeakable violence in...
  • Foreign travel: State Department warnings on Ukraine, Kenya and more

    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,...