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El Salvador

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Man is arrested in 2008 slaying of woman stabbed with sword

    Man is arrested in 2008 slaying of woman stabbed with sword
    A man suspected of wielding a sword and stabbing his 26-year-old girlfriend to death in front of her four children in Lancaster in 2008 has been arrested, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. Authorities said that Jesus...
  • Suspect in 2008 sword slaying who was arrested in Mexico due in court

    Suspect in 2008 sword slaying who was arrested in Mexico due in court
    A longtime fugitive who allegedly killed his girlfriend with a sword and fled to Mexico is scheduled to appear in court Monday morning. Jesus Humberto Canales, nicknamed “Chuey,” was arrested by Mexican authorities on Thursday after being...
  • 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...
  • 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...