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  • Traveling abroad? For information, check with the country's tourist office

    For tourist information about foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. Several no longer list phone numbers, so information is through their website only. For information about a country not listed, call the United Nations at (212) 963-...
  • "Revolution: The Year I Fell in Love and Went to Join the War" by Deb Olin Unferth

    "Revolution: The Year I Fell in Love and Went to Join the War" by Deb Olin Unferth
    "Revolution: The Year I Fell in Love and Went to Join the War" By Deb Olin Unferth Henry Holt and Co.; 224 pages; $24 In 1987, Ronald Reagan was president, the Unabomber was afoot, and a wire-nibbling squirrel crashed the New York Stock Exchange. It's...
  • Book review: 'Revolution: The Year I Fell in Love and Went to Join the War'

    Book review: 'Revolution: The Year I Fell in Love and Went to Join the War'
    Revolution The Year I Fell in Love and Went to Join the War Deb Olin Unferth Henry Holt: 212 pp., $24 In the 1980s, Central America was astir with civil unrest, in Guatemala, El Salvador, Nicaragua. While nation-states and their proxies intervened...
  • Rene Emilio Ponce dies at 64; Salvadoran general blamed for killing of six priests during civil war in 1989

    Reporting from San Salvador and Mexico City -- Rene Emilio Ponce, the once-powerful army general blamed for one of the most egregious atrocities in El Salvador's civil war, the killing of six Roman Catholic priests, has died. He was 64. Ponce died Monday...
  • Diana clears hurdles

    Diana clears hurdles
    It's fitting that Diana Guido's favorite events in track and field are the hurdles. In the Estancia High junior's life there have been many hurdles to clear. One came just two weeks before she competed in the Orange Coast League finals. Negative...
  • World watch

    World watch
    Ecuador The Tungurahua volcano spewed lava and rock Tuesday, prompting the government to urge four villages to evacuate. Ecuador's Geophysical Institute noted increased activity two days earlier, and authorities prepared shelters in case mandatory...
  • Behind the social walls of El Salvador

    Behind the social walls of El Salvador
    SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador — Europe is my passion and the focus of my work, but 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...
  • New citizen took a hard road, made a better life

    Count to 10, Jose. Hold your breath and absorb the reality. Smile as your name is called and you head to the front of the room, one of 50 this morning at the Immigration and Naturalization Service in Baltimore whose life is about to be changed again....
  • Immigration debate splits Marylanders

    Immigration debate splits Marylanders
    At a tidy jail in Frederick County, Sheriff Chuck Jenkins and his deputies have helped federal authorities identify nearly 1,000 illegal immigrants for deportation in the past three years. In a renovated mansion in Prince George's County, Casa de...
  • Pulling for Central America amid change

    Pulling for Central America amid change
    People ask me where I go for a vacation. Europe is certainly my passion and the focus of my work, but Central America has long held a fascination for me. I took my first trip to the region (Nicaragua and El Salvador) in 1988, during El Salvador's civil...
  • Elk Grove Begins Clothing Drive to Help Sister City in El Salvador

    Elk Grove Begins Clothing Drive to Help Sister City in El Salvador
    Elk Grove Mayor Steve Detrick is on a relief mission. His mission is to fill one cargo container with enough clothes and supplies to aid in the humanitarian efforts in El Salvador. “They’ve had flooding, loss of over 2,000 homes and one of...