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El Salvador

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Making tamales and extending a family history

    Making tamales and extending a family history
    "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. Salvadoran tamales...
  • Miss Universe 2013 – date, time, TV channel

     
    What: Miss Universe 2013 When and Where: In the United States, the Miss Universe 2013 pageant will air Saturday, Nov. 9, from 9pm-11pm ET on NBC and Telemundo. Telemundo will have exclusive Spanish-language coverage, and will begin its coverage with a...
  • Consulta gratis de inmigración: Cambio de estatus legal por TPS o por estudios

    P: Entré en 2000 ilegalmente procedente de El Salvador, cuando tenía 15 años. En 2001 apliqué para el TPS y recibí mi permiso de trabajo. Pero en 2003 mi renovación del permiso de trabajo fue negada (la carta dice que mi aplicación para TPS también fue...
  • Rene Emilio Ponce dies at 64; Salvadoran general blamed for killing of six priests during civil war in 1989

    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...