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El Salvador

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  • El Salvador's presidential election too close to call

    El Salvador's presidential election too close to call
    MEXICO CITY — El Salvador's presidential runoff was so close Sunday night that election officials declined to name a winner until a final count Monday. Adding to the confusion of the evening, left- and right-wing parties each declared victory,...
  • Izquierdista clama victoria y su rival teme fraude en presidenciales El Salvador

    Izquierdista clama victoria y su rival teme fraude en presidenciales El Salvador
    El ex guerrillero izquierdista Salvador Sánchez Cerén clamó victoria el domingo en las elecciones presidenciales de El Salvador por un puñado de votos, mientras su rival de extrema derecha agitaba fantasmas de fraude y las autoridades evitaban declarar un...
  • Ventaja de Sánchez en elección El Salvador es "irreversible", Quijano quiere recuento total de votos

    Ventaja de Sánchez en elección El Salvador es "irreversible", Quijano quiere recuento total de votos
    La exigua diferencia a favor del ex comandante guerrillero Salvador Sánchez Cerén en los comicios presidenciales de El Salvador es irreversible, dijo el lunes el jefe de la autoridad electoral del país, aunque su rival de derecha insistió en su triunfo...
  • 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...
  • Salvador Sanchez Ceren wins El Salvador's presidential election

    MEXICO CITY – Salvadoran electoral authorities on Thursday declared leftist Vice President Salvador Sanchez Ceren the winner of a bitterly contested presidential election, but the political right refused to accept the loss. Tension continued to...
  • Maryland man focus of national debate over asylum claims

    Maryland man focus of national debate over asylum claims
    When Julio Martinez crossed the U.S. border illegally more than a decade ago, his attorneys say, he was running for his life, attempting to escape the deadly and pervasive gang he joined in his native El Salvador as a 14-year-old boy. Martinez, who...
  • El Salvador presidential election polls show tight race

     El Salvador presidential election polls show tight race
    MEXICO CITY — Salvadorans vote Sunday in a presidential election that may give former leftist rebels a second chance at government — or return national leadership to the right-wing party that ruled the country for two decades. Opinion...
  • Spreading the Pentecostal spirit

    Spreading the Pentecostal spirit
    "Dios es bueno!" (God is good!) Pastor Rene Molina moved among the sea of believers, bestowing blessings with his touch. He placed a hand on one worshiper's head, sparking such emotion that the man fell to the floor. "Jesus was an immigrant and...
  • El Salvador: Ex guerrillero y derechista se van a segunda vuelta

    El Salvador: Ex guerrillero y derechista se van a segunda vuelta
    El izquierdista ex líder guerrillero Salvador Sánchez Cerén y el derechista Norman Quijano comenzaron a alistar sus baterías para enfrentarse en marzo a una segunda vuelta electoral, luego de que ninguno logró alcanzar la mayoría absoluta requerida para...
  • In El Salvador presidential vote, leftist Sanchez Ceren ahead

    In El Salvador presidential vote, leftist Sanchez Ceren ahead
    MEXICO CITY — A former left-wing guerrilla leader held a wide lead in El Salvador's presidential race Sunday night, but it was unclear whether Salvador Sanchez Ceren could avoid a runoff. With 57% of the ballots tallied, Sanchez Ceren, the vice...
  • Making tamales and extending a family history

    Making tamales and extending a family history
    "There's a rhythm to it, the way she works the masa," Cynthia Gonzalez says quietly. Her mother, Dora, carefully stirs a large pot of masa for tamales over the stove. It's smooth as custard and lightly fragrant as it begins to bubble. Salvadoran tamales...