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  • Miss Universe 2013 – date, time, TV channel

     
    What: Miss Universe 2013 When and Where: In the United States, the Miss Universe 2013 pageant will air Saturday, Nov. 9, from 9pm-11pm ET on NBC and Telemundo. Telemundo will have exclusive Spanish-language coverage, and will begin its coverage with a...
  • State Department warns of travel to Turkey, Lebanon

    On Sept. 6, the State Department issued a warning for southeastern Turkey, recommending that U.S. citizens "defer non-essential travel" to that area. The department allowed non-emergency personnel and families to leave its consulate in Adana. Adana is...
  • Wax apples come to Temple City, Pasadena farmers markets

    Wax apples come to Temple City, Pasadena farmers markets
    In a hardscrabble district of South El Monte, near a decommissioned missile site, tucked away behind a warehouse filled with Chinese sunglasses, lies a secret orchard bearing a rare and mysterious Asian fruit. It's the work of a wealthy Taiwanese man,...
  • 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...
  • Gunmen torch vital records of rights group in El Salvador

    Gunmen torch vital records of rights group in El Salvador
    MEXICO CITY -- Gunmen in El Salvador early Thursday burst into the offices of a human rights agency that focuses on children missing from the country’s civil war, torching documents and taking away computers, activists said. The attack was a major...
  • El Salvador: Lunch in the barrio, dinner at the mall

    While Europe is my passion and the focus of my work, Latin America has long held a fascination for me. I took my first trip to the region (to Nicaragua and El Salvador) in 1988, during El Salvador's civil war. I returned to both countries in 1991, after...
  • School librarian helps students struggling with reading

    School librarian helps students struggling with reading
    After each school day, librarian Dinora Arteaga leads a special reading program for a dozen kindergarten and first-grade students, along with their parents. Their goal: learning 10 new words a week. Arteaga works almost exclusively with Spanish-speaking...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...