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El Salvador

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  • 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.

    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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...