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El Salvador

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  • Amid border crisis debate, many new immigrants land in D.C. area

    Amid border crisis debate, many new immigrants land in D.C. area
    Virginia is more than 1,500 miles from the Rio Grande Valley of south Texas, epicenter of the border crisis. And it is the home state of Rep. Eric Cantor, who was defeated by a tea party novice who attacked the former House majority leader for being...
  • A U.S. immigration solution: Fix Central America

     A U.S. immigration solution: Fix Central America
    For the citizens of El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras, the crisis prompted by the surge of children from Latin America coming across the U.S. border is not simply an immigration story. It is about more than unemployment, poverty, gang violence and the...
  • Turning to Mark Twain and Coen brothers to translate Salarrue

    Turning to Mark Twain and Coen brothers to translate Salarrue
    When Nelson Lopéz was preparing the first bilingual translation of "Tales of Clay," a landmark short-story collection by the legendary Salvadoran writer known as Salarrué, he turned for inspiration to some unlikely sources: Mark Twain and the Coen...
  • Ex-Salvadoran commander suspected in priests' killings jailed in U.S.

    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...
  • Catholic Church in El Salvador shuts down rights and legal office

    MEXICO CITY — The Roman Catholic Church in El Salvador has abruptly closed its important human rights and legal aid office, which for years, and sometimes at great risk, denounced and investigated the most egregious atrocities surrounding that...
  • U.S. Open catching a wave

    U.S. Open catching a wave
    The stage is nearly set, and the festivities are about to launch. Action sports return in a big way to Surf City this weekend with the start of the 2013 Vans U.S. Open of Surfing at the Huntington Beach Pier. The nine-day spectacle, which runs through...
  • CONCACAF official says Gold Cup sellout 'would not be a surprise'

    CONCACAF official says Gold Cup sellout 'would not be a surprise'
    CONCACAF general secretary Enrique Sanz said Wednesday that despite a low number of advanced ticket sales for Sunday's Gold Cup quarterfinals at M&T Bank Stadium, he expects the number of tickets to spike dramatically now that local soccer fans know...
  • Gold Cup quarterfinals at M&T Bank Stadium will be sold out, source says

    Gold Cup quarterfinals at M&T Bank Stadium will be sold out, source says
    The quarterfinal matchups of the 2013 CONCACAF Gold Cup at M&T Bank Stadium on Sunday will be sold out, a source said Friday. A late surge among fans of the United States and El Salvador teams pushed sales from 15,000 last Sunday to an expected crowd of...
  • Cesan emanaciones de gases y cenizas de volcán en El Salvador

    Cesan emanaciones de gases y cenizas de volcán en El Salvador
    El volcán Chaparrastique, en el este de El Salvador, dejó hoy de lanzar gases y cenizas horas después de una "súbita" erupción que obligó a evacuar a más de 1.600 personas, informó el presidente salvadoreño, Mauricio Funes. "Las emanaciones de gases y...
  • 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...