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El Salvador

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • A renegade and a feminist, Sister Judy is still keeping the faith

    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...
  • Sylmar couple accused of enslaving girl, 9, smuggled from El Salvador

    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...
  • Immigrants seeking U.S. protection spend months in detention, suit says

    Immigrants seeking U.S. protection spend months in detention, suit says
    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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...