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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...
  • 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...
  • Unaccompanied immigrant children are most vulnerable

    Unaccompanied immigrant children are most vulnerable
    With a suddenness that has caught even the most seasoned unaware, waves of children from Central America are crossing the border. Most of them are on their own, without their parents, so many that the president has declared it an "urgent humanitarian...
  • Obama to seek $2 billion to stem surge of Central American immigrants

    Obama to seek $2 billion to stem surge of Central American immigrants
    President Obama will send a letter to Congress on Monday requesting more than $2 billion to pay for tighter border enforcement and humanitarian assistance to respond to the swell of children from Central America illegally crossing the border without their...
  • Humanitarian crisis at border defies right's platitudes about immigration

    Nine months ago, in the Wall Street Journal, a former Bush administration official described the sorry plight of children now streaming northward across the U.S.-Mexico border. Hundreds of children, mostly from Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador, are...
  • Immigration Platitudes Ignore The Crisis

    Nine months ago, in The Wall Street Journal, a former Bush administration official described the sorry plight of children now streaming northward across the U.S.-Mexico border. Hundreds of children, mostly from Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador, are...
  • In Texas' Rio Grande Valley, a seemingly endless surge of immigrants

    In Texas' Rio Grande Valley, a seemingly endless surge of immigrants
    The call went out on Border Patrol radios just before sundown one day this week: 31 immigrants spotted illegally crossing the Rio Grande on a raft. No sooner had the migrants been found hiding in the mesquite brush than another report came in: A woman...