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El Salvador

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  • 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...
  • Obama administration acts to ease immigration legal crunch at border

    Obama administration acts to ease immigration legal crunch at border
    Facing pressure to address a widening crisis on the Southwest border, the Obama administration announced new measures Friday to detain, process and ultimately deport the growing numbers of Central American children and families who already are...
  • Butterflies and brushwork: Hoover High grad earns scholarship for artwork

     Butterflies and brushwork: Hoover High grad earns scholarship for artwork
    Jasmine Trinidad had applied for several college scholarships before nearly giving up on the idea she would receive any funds to help pay for school — until the day she opened a letter mailed to her house and read, "I am pleased to inform you&...
  • Pupusas: Step-by-step instructions

    Pupusas: Step-by-step instructions
    Tiny El Salvador on the Pacific coast has made a rich contribution to the cuisine of Central America. The interplay of textures and temperatures make these pupusas, the national dish of the country, soul satisfying and intriguing. Made from masa dough,...
  • El Salvador's presidential race appears headed for a runoff

    MEXICO CITY – A runoff presidential election appeared likely in El Salvador after leftist Vice President Salvador Sanchez Ceren, the top vote-getter, narrowly missed winning outright, according to preliminary election results Monday. With more...
  • Salvadoran cites U.S. backing of violence in deportation appeal

    WASHINGTON — A former Salvadoran general accused of overseeing the torture and killing of thousands of civilians during a 12-year civil war appealed a U.S. deportation order Thursday on the grounds that his nation's anti-communist campaign was...
  • Defending World Cup champion Spain heads for Brazil with 2-0 win over El Salvador at FedEx Field

    Defending World Cup champion Spain heads for Brazil with 2-0 win over El Salvador at FedEx Field
    LANDOVER —¬†As the Spanish national soccer team headed into its final warm-up game before leaving for Brazil, and with one last chance to work out any kinks before setting out to defend its World Cup crown, manager Vicente del Bosque wanted his...
  • Hundreds more youths surge across border, overwhelming U.S. officials

    Hundreds more youths surge across border, overwhelming U.S. officials
    At least 1,000 unaccompanied children who crossed illegally into the United States through Texas are being taken to a makeshift emergency shelter in Arizona over the weekend, the latest effort by authorities scrambling to handle what has been described as...
  • U.S. in talks with Central American officials about immigrant children

    In an attempt to stem a crush of Central American children illegally crossing the United States alone into south Texas, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson announced Thursday that he was in contact with ambassadors in Latin America to discuss how to...
  • Clyde Snow dies at 86; forensic anthropologist read old bones' secrets

    When Clyde Snow testified at the 2006 genocide trial of Saddam Hussein in Iraq, the defendant confronted him with a question Snow futilely yearned to answer. As one of the world's foremost forensic anthropologists, the wisecracking, chain-smoking...