| Mar 11, 2014
| 7:46 AM
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...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 3:11 PM
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...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 4:58 PM
Sister Judy Vaughan skipped the 1989 celebration of her 25th anniversary as a Catholic nun; the male-celebrated liturgy offended her emerging feminism. She spent the evening instead in El Salvador, challenging right-wing forces that had declared war on...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 9:59 AM
A Sylmar couple has pleaded not guilty to accusations that they paid to have a 9-year-old girl smuggled to the U.S. from Central America and forced her to work at their restaurant.
Dora Alicia Valle, 50, and her live-in boyfriend, Estrada Melvin...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 8:54 PM
Thousands of immigrants seeking protection in the United States have spent months in detention waiting for the government to determine whether they may have legitimate cases, even though regulations say they should receive a determination within 10 days,...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
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...
| Sep 15, 2013
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...
| Jan 1, 2014
| 7:00 AM
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...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 12:39 PM
Pacific Hills, the defending state Division IV champion which lost most of its players to graduation, has begun to make improvement behind its big-time returnee, Namon Wright, a Missouri signee.
The Bruins are 12-8 overall and unbeaten in the Coastal...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 12:02 PM
Tiny El Salvador on the Pacific coast has made a rich contribution to the cuisine of Central America. The interplay of textures and temperatures make these pupusas, the national dish of the country, soul satisfying and intriguing.
Made from masa dough,...
| Jan 3, 2014
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...