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El Salvador

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  • Recuerdan a Julio Cortázar en Estados Unidos

    Recuerdan a Julio Cortázar en Estados Unidos
     Tras varias negativas por su declarado antiimperialismo y su rechazo a la fuga de cerebros hacia el norte, el escritor argentino Julio Cortázar aceptó dar clases en una universidad estadounidense en otoño de 1980, cuatro años antes de su muerte, en los...
  • Supremo Food Market: What Allentown can expect

    Hockey isn't the only new attraction coming to downtown Allentown's Seventh Street this fall. Beginning in November, the spotlight will also shine on plantains, poblano peppers, pineapples and other produce at Supremo Food Market. The 25,000-square-...
  • Muere Julio Grondona, jefe de AFA y hombre fuerte de FIFA

    (Actualiza con detalles, reacción Conmebol y presidente FIFA; agrega autor) Por Luis Ampuero BUENOS AIRES, jul 30 (Reuters) - El presidente de la Asociación del Fútbol Argentino (AFA) y vicepresidente de la FIFA, Julio Grondona, murió el miércoles a los...
  • Young immigrants must risk deportation for chance to gain legal status

    Young immigrants must risk deportation for chance to gain legal status
    Since November, Oscar has been living with his grandmother in Fort Worth, attending public high school and dreaming of becoming a police officer. He is one of thousands of young migrants from Central America who crossed the border illegally and hope...
  • 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...
  • 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...