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El Salvador

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  • Wax apples come to Temple City, Pasadena farmers markets

    Wax apples come to Temple City, Pasadena farmers markets
    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,...
  • Ex-Salvadoran commander suspected in priests' killings jailed in U.S.

    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...
  • Julio T. 'Speedy' Gonzalez, shipping executive

    Julio T. 'Speedy' Gonzalez, shipping executive
    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...
  • State Department warns of travel to Turkey, Lebanon

    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...
  • El Salvador: Lunch in the barrio, dinner at the mall

    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...
  • Undocumented immigrants await action from Congress on legislation

    Undocumented immigrants await action from Congress on legislation
    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...
  • Dates set for Galaxy's initial CONCACAF Champions League play

    Dates set for Galaxy's initial CONCACAF Champions League play
    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...
  • Secrets revealed in the death of Salvadoran poet Roque Dalton

    Secrets revealed in the death of Salvadoran poet Roque Dalton
    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...
  • Dining scene: From Peruvian standouts to New Orleans staples

    Dining scene: From Peruvian standouts to New Orleans staples
    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,...
  • Magnitude 7.4 earthquake hits El Salvador; tsunami warning issued

     
    California is not included in a tsunami warning issued Sunday night after a magnitude 7.4 earthquake off the coast of El Salvador....
  • In a first, U.S. labels MS-13 street gang 'criminal organization'

     
    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,...