| Aug 24, 2013
In a hardscrabble district of South El Monte, near a decommissioned missile site, tucked away behind a warehouse filled with Chinese sunglasses, lies a secret orchard bearing a rare and mysterious Asian fruit. It's the work of a wealthy Taiwanese man,...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 10:34 AM
MEXICO CITY -- The long quest to bring the Salvadoran military killers of six Jesuit priests to justice has received a significant boost, human rights activists say, with the sentencing of a former commander -- on unrelated charges in a faraway Boston...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 2:36 PM
Julio T. "Speedy" Gonzalez, who had been honorary consul to El Salvador and a successful Baltimore shipping executive whose motto was "My sales territory is the entire world," died Thursday from complications of diabetes at Gilchrist Hospice Care in...
| Sep 15, 2013
On Sept. 6, the State Department issued a warning for southeastern Turkey, recommending that U.S. citizens "defer non-essential travel" to that area. The department allowed non-emergency personnel and families to leave its consulate in Adana. Adana is...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
While Europe is my passion and the focus of my work, Latin America has long held a fascination for me. I took my first trip to the region (to Nicaragua and El Salvador) in 1988, during El Salvador's civil war. I returned to both countries in 1991, after...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 6:30 PM
The passage of sweeping immigration legislation would mean "everything" to the 16-year-old girl from El Salvador who can't forget the image of her father's arrest and subsequent deportation, nor her own fear of being unable to pursue her dreams without so...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 2:55 PM
The Galaxy will open play in the group stage of the 2013-14 CONCACAF Champions League with a home game Aug. 20 against Cartagines of Costa Rica.
The Galaxy's other opponent in the group stage, Isidro Metapan of El Salvador, also will open its two-game...
| May 29, 2013
| 11:45 AM
The death of Salvadoran poet Roque Dalton in 1975 is one of the great tragedies of Latin American literature and of the Latin American left. And it was a tragedy the left inflicted on itself.
Dalton had joined one of the armed rebel groups fighting...
| May 29, 2013
| 2:32 PM
El Tamarindo Cafe II
3100 N. Federal Highway, Lighthouse Point, 954-480-9919
Alex Amaya and his three siblings have opened the third offshoot of 7-year-old El Tamarindo Cafe on State Road 84 in Fort Lauderdale. This time, in the former Charms Cafe,...
| Aug 26, 2012
| 10:53 PM
California is not included in a tsunami warning issued Sunday night after a magnitude 7.4 earthquake off the coast of El Salvador....
| Oct 11, 2012
| 1:53 PM
Federal authorities Thursday designated the notorious Mara Salvatrucha MS-13 as a “transnational criminal organization,” giving federal authorities more tools to fight the street gang that has its roots in Los Angeles. Under the designation,...