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El Salvador

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  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Pupusas: Step-by-step instructions

    Pupusas: Step-by-step instructions
    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,...
  • Polio's war foothold

    Polio's war foothold
    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...
  • Boys' basketball: Namon Wright leads an improving Pacific Hills

     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...
  • 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...
  • El Salvador's presidential race appears headed for a runoff

    MEXICO CITY – A runoff presidential election appeared likely in El Salvador after leftist Vice President Salvador Sanchez Ceren, the top vote-getter, narrowly missed winning outright, according to preliminary election results Monday. With more...
  • Salvadoran cites U.S. backing of violence in deportation appeal

    WASHINGTON — A former Salvadoran general accused of overseeing the torture and killing of thousands of civilians during a 12-year civil war appealed a U.S. deportation order Thursday on the grounds that his nation's anti-communist campaign was...