| Feb 3, 2014
| 4:35 PM
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.
| Feb 6, 2014
| 10:38 PM
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...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 6:44 AM
El ex guerrillero izquierdista Salvador Sánchez Cerén clamó victoria el domingo en las elecciones presidenciales de El Salvador por un puñado de votos, mientras su rival de extrema derecha agitaba fantasmas de fraude y las autoridades evitaban declarar un...
| 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...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 5:56 AM
El volcán Chaparrastique, en el este de El Salvador, dejó hoy de lanzar gases y cenizas horas después de una "súbita" erupción que obligó a evacuar a más de 1.600 personas, informó el presidente salvadoreño, Mauricio Funes.
"Las emanaciones de gases y...
| Dec 21, 2013
"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.
| Dec 7, 2013
| 6:04 PM
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...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 7:04 AM
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...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 4:17 PM
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...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 3:39 PM
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...